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Fresno hospital considers robotic device to help paralyzed walk again (video)
Fresno Bee

The scene at Community Regional Medical Center on Wednesday could have been taken from a page in an “Iron Man” movie script.

Allen Prahl, a hospital physical therapist, stood motionless, waiting to take his first robot-controlled step.

With an exoskeleton strapped to his ankles, calves and thighs and a 50-pound pack secured to his back, Prahl waited as the robot lifted his right foot and then his left.