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Walkaide Technology

The WalkAide system is a sophisticated medical device. It uses advanced tilt sensor technology to analyse the movement of your leg. This tilt sensor adjust the timing of stimulation for every step. The system sends electrical signals or stimulation to the peroneal nerve, which controls movement in your ankle and foot. These gentle electrical impulses activate the muscles to raise your foot at the appropriate time during the step cycle, creating a more natural and efficient walking pattern.

Although highly-advanced, WalkAide is surprisingly small and easy to use. It consists of a AA battery-operated, single-channel electrical stimulator, two electrodes, and electrode leads. WalkAide is applied directly to the leg — not implanted underneath the skin — which means no surgery is involved. A cuff holds the system comfortably in place, and it can be worn discreetly under most clothing. With the WalkAide’s patented Tilt Sensor technology, most users do not require additional external wiring or remote heel sensors.



Customised for individual walking pattern

WalkAide is not a one size fits all device. Rather, a specially trained medical professional is required to customise and fit the WalkAide. Using WalkAnalyst, a multifaceted computer software program, the clinician can tailor WalkAide to according to an individual's walking pattern for optimal effectiveness.


Exercise mode for home use

In addition to walking assistance, the WalkAide system includes a pre-programmable exercise mode that allows a user to exercise his/her muscles while resting for a set period of time as prescribed.



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