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June 7, 2018

VA Policy Expanded to Include Indego Exoskeleton

Newly released VA Memorandum: "Revised Clinical Protocol for Issuance of Powered Exoskeleton Devices to Veterans with Spinal Cord Injury" expands the protocol for personal use exoskeletons to all FDA approved devices, including Indego.

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

December 18, 2019


Woman Walks For First Time in 11 Years

Corianne Carver, a West Virginia teacher who lost her ability to walk due to a traffic collision injury, takes her first steps in over 11 years with the assistance of an Indego exoskeleton.

September 5, 2019

VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System

Veteran Walks Again with Help of VA and Indego

Read the story about Mark Christianson who served more than 20 years as a U.S. Army Green Beret. Thanks to the Indego exoskeleton, Christianson is able to walk again.

August 29, 2019

ABC News | Good Morning America

Paralyzed Man is Able to Walk Again Thanks to Technology

Watch as Lyle Fleming walks again after his accident six years ago. His insurance provider Amerisafe paid the Indego exoskeleton which gives Lyle a new level of independence. "It's so emotional - the feeling to be able to stand up and walk again after six years - it's amazing."

August 24, 2019

Kearney Hub

Device Helps Tammy Lawter, a Paraplegic, Take First Steps in 25 Years

"When I stand up and I can talk to people face to face, it feels normal. Being able to do something without the wheelchair makes me feel like everyone else again." Paralyzed from the chest down 25 years ago, veteran Tammy Lawter slowly took her first steps this summer with the assistance of an Indego Exoskeleton.

August 5, 2019

TMC News

Exoskeleton Functions as Another Set of Legs

"It's easy to set up, it's lightweight, and the device can generate a more natural gait pattern, so it feels like you're walking normally." Read more about Indego and how it can help therapists and patients.

July 23, 2019

The Telegraph

Robotic Device Helps Paralyzed Army Veteran Walk Again

An Oklahoma veteran, Johnnie Williams, wounded while deployed to Iraq is able to walk again 16 years later, thanks to the Indego exoskeleton provided by the Oklahoma City VA Health Care system.

June 27, 2019


Exoskeleton Helps Minnesota Veteran Walk

"It's so nice to be able to just stand up and look someone in the eye and talk to them." Learn more about Jim Dahlin and his Indego experience at the VA's Spinal Cord Injury and Disorder Center in Minneapolis.

May 6, 2019

ABC 8 News - WRIC

Stand with Rob Fun Walk

Born with a rare disease that left him paralyzed at the age of 14, Rob Drescher is now using Indego to get back on his feet. Watch this news story to learn more.

January 16, 2019

WMC Action News 5

Exoskeleton device helps paralyzed Olive Branch veteran walk again

Veteran Tyler Densford was injured during a training exercise two years ago, leaving him paralyzed. Watch this news story from WMC Action News 5 to see how Tyler is using Indego at the Memphis VAMC to get back on his feet & walking again.

August 22, 2018


WNEP’s Ryan’s Run 9: Campaign Kickoff Details

Ryan's Run is committed to improving lives by partnering with Allied Services to purchase cutting-edge rehab technology. This year's goal is to purchase two Indego devices. Watch the news story for more details.

February 27, 2018

Wood TV

Strides in recovery made easy at Mary Free Bed

Indego is helping Lucas Hernandez walk again after he suffered a spinal cord injury in October. Watch his rehabilitation at Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital in this uplifting video.

November 21, 2017

Fox 31 Denver

Kayaker Nate White's Journey to Recovery

Nate White was injured in a kayaking incident that left him paralyzed at injury level L2. Fox 31 in Denver interviews Nate and shows the progress he has made with the help of Indego.

November 17, 2017

Barrow Neurological Institute

FDA Approves Indego for More Spinal Cord Injury Patients

Barrow Neurological Institute tells the story of Kevin Jimenez, who uses Indego as a rehabilitation device after being diagnosed with an incomplete spinal cord injury in April.

October 4, 2017


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


Walking With An Exoskeleton

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

September 27, 2017


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.

June 22, 2015

National Multisite Trials Continue for Indego

As Indego nears completion of its multicenter clinical trials to support FDA and CE filings, the Shepherd Center's Casey Kandilakis (PT, DPT, NCS) provides an interview on her experience with Indego and how it is helping individuals with limited mobility.

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



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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