Stroke Facts

 
  • Over 8,000,000 stroke survivors in the United States over the age of 20.
  • Nearly 800,000 strokes occur each year in the United States alone.
  • Approximately 50% of the patients that suffer from a stroke have difficulty walking.
  • Many rehabilitative devices for gait training cost upwards of $40,000.
  • Many of the current gait training devices are limited to the use in rehab facilities.

Advantages of  GEMS

 
  • The GEMS is an innovative device that will allow the user to do therapy both in and out of the clinic.
  • Low-cost, easily portable.
  • Allows for more frequent and efficient rehabilitation sessions.
  • Leads to faster recovery and a more permanent outcome.