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September 19, 2017


Indego is Now the Broadest Available Exoskeleton for Personal Use

Indego's new indication for use greatly expands the population that can use the device to include spinal cord injury patients at C7 and lower injury levels in rehabilitation facilities and T3 and lower injury levels for use in home and community settings.

September 26, 2014


Shepherd Center Presents Indego Pilot Study Results at 2014 ASCIP and ISCOS Meetings

Clinicians from the Shepherd Center in Atlanta recently presented their findings from a pilot study using Indego with integrated FES for paraplegic and tetraplegic spinal cord injury users. The findings were presented earlier this month at The Academy of Spinal Cord Injury Profession's (ASCIP) 2014 Educational Conference in St. Louis, and the International Spinal Cord Society's (ISCOS) 2014 Annual Scientific Meeting in The Netherlands.

October 11, 2013

Indego Exoskeleton Wins POPULAR MECHANICS Breakthrough Award

Parker Hannifin announced that the team behind its Indego exoskeleton device has won a 2013 POPULAR MECHANICS Breakthrough Innovator Award, which recognizes innovators whose work will make the world smarter, safer and more efficient.

February 11, 2013

Parker Formalizes Collaboration Agreement with Shepherd Center

Parker Hannifin announces formal collaboration agreement with Shepherd Center to support the commercialization of Indego. Shepherd Center is one of the leading hospitals in the United States for medical treatment, research and rehabilitation for people with spinal cord injury or brain injury.

January 21, 2013

Parker Exoskeleton Name Announcement

Parker Hannifin announced that it will market its new exoskeleton device under the name Indego. The name Indego captures the essence of the device, highlighting the primary benefit of enhanced independence.

In the News

October 4, 2017

Healio

FDA approves expanded use of Indego exoskeleton

Healio highlights the updated Indications for Use for Indego, which includes patients at C7 and lower injury levels in rehab facilities and T3 and lower injury levels for use at home.

October 1, 2017

AARP

Walking With An Exoskeleton

AARP Magazine provides a short excerpt on Rick Hart and his experience using Indego.

September 27, 2017

Medscape

FDA Expands Indication for Exoskeleton in Paraplegia

Medscape reports on Indego's new IFUs which include patients with spinal cord injury at C7 and lower injury levels in rehabilitation facilities and T3 and lower injury levels for use in home and community settings.

March 31, 2016

Live with Kelly & Michael

Indego Mentioned on Live with Kelly & Michael

Live with Kelly and Michael made mention of Indego during an episode in which Michael discusses the device and its recent FDA clearance. Fast forward to the 3:43 mark to see what they have to say.

March 11, 2016

Medical Device Daily

PH scores FDA nod for Exoskeleton

Medical Device Daily discusses Indego receiving FDA clearance and the potential future for exoskeletons.

December 16, 2015

The Economist

Indego Featured in The Economist Video

The Economist takes a look at the benefits of exoskeleton technology in this brief video that includes footage of Indego.

May 12, 2015

USA Today

Exoskeleton helps paralyzed student walk

Andrew Ekelem, a paralyzed Ph.D. student at Vanderbilt University, is part of Dr. Michael Goldfarb's team dedicated to helping paraplegics like himself walk independently again.

January 28, 2015

APTA Names Parker a Strategic Business Partner

Parker Hannifin, the company behind the Indego exoskeleton, has been named to the American Physical Therapy Association’s (APTA) family of strategic business partners. Parker joins other prestigious for-profit medical and rehabilitation companies working in close partnership with the 90,000 member association.

January 13, 2015

Fox 32 Denver

Paralyzed Crossfit Athlete Refuses to Quit

Crossfit competitor and athlete Kevin Ogar takes his rehabilitation to the next level, testing the Indego exoskeleton at Englewood, Colorado’s Craig Hospital.

December 26, 2014

NBC New York

Long Island Man Uses Exoskeleton to Walk Again

Tom Ball uses Indego to take his first stroll on a Manhattan sidewalk in nearly five years as a part of NYU Rusk Rehabilitation’s clinical trial of the device.

November 11, 2014

Robotic Legs for the Disabled

The Wall Street Journal covers Parker Hannifin’s entry into the medical device market with the Indego exoskeleton.

September 28, 2014

Crain's Cleveland Business

Parker Hannifin is Stepping in the Future

Crain’s Cleveland Business discusses the genesis and the future of Parker Hannifin’s Human Motion business unit and its first product Indego.

June 19, 2014

Today's Medical Developments

Exoskeleton Development

Robert Schoenberger from Today's Medical Developments discusses the unique technology and future of Indego with Parker Hannifin's Achilleas Dorotheou.

August 13, 2013

CNN

CNN

Indego is featured in a CNN television segment exploring the future of human motion and control technology.

September 1, 2012

Pinnacle Magazine

Power Forward

This article discusses the Parker exoskeleton from the perspective of the original designers at Vanderbilt University and provides clinical perspectives from the Shepherd Center in Atlanta, GA.

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