Ekso Bionics FAQs
Over 500 devices are in 30+ countries worldwide. More than 30% of centers with Ekso have more than one device.
Contact us to get connected with a Regional Manager to discuss your program and whether EksoNR would be a good fit at your facility.
Ekso is the only exoskeleton designed specifically by clinicians for clinicians and features software incorporating early mobility tools and independent walking support. EksoNR is also the only exoskeleton FDA cleared for use with acquired brain injury and multiple sclerosis (MS).
EksoNR is the new generation of EksoGT. To learn more about EksoNR and it’s new features, watch our “What’s New” video.
Ekso fits patients under 220 pounds and between 5′ and 6’4″.
Ekso comes with two sets of rechargeable lithium ion batteries that allow for continuous use.
Ekso Bionics exoskeletons are only available for patients from 5′ to 6′ 4″ and is FDA cleared for use for those who are 18 years old and over. Please contact Customer Relations for more information.
No, EksoNR is only available in certified rehabilitation centers. If you are interested in a exoskeleton for personal use, please check out our Ekso Indego Personal page for more information.
Ekso Indego Therapy
Ekso Indego Therapy is a lightweight modular exoskeleton that allows you to perform standing and walking activities with patients’ recovering from a spinal cord injury or stroke.
Basic requirements for users are: weight </= 250 lbs, height 5’1-6’3
Ekso Indego Therapy uses a wireless iOS application for real time setting adjustment and session controls.
We do offer an Ekso Indego Personal device for those patients who qualify. Please visit our Ekso Indego Personal page for more information.
We offer an interactive find a center tool to help you locate the nearest Ekso Indego Therapy device to you.
Ekso Indego Personal
Ekso Indego Therapy is designed to use in a clinic setting under a certified Ekso Indego Specialist whereas Ekso Indego Personal is designed to use in the home and community.
Ekso Indego Personal is FDA cleared for individuals with a spinal cord injury at a level of T3 or below.
Ekso Indego Personal is just 29 lbs. and easy to transport for use in your home and community. You can do any activity while wearing Ekso Indego that requires standing or walking over even, uneven, or sloped surfaces.
A support person can be anyone from a friend, family member, or colleague. This support person will go through the training process with you and be present when you use Ekso Indego at home and in the community.
Yes, we will come to your clinic to train therapists on Ekso Indego Personal in order to work with you through the training process.
Individuals can pursue Ekso Indego Personal through many avenues including the VA (for veterans), workers comp, auto no fault, and on a case-by-case basis with insurance. Contact us for more information on the purchasing process.
The entire set of soft goods can be changed in less than 5 minutes.
The soft goods are removable so that they can be washed or swapped to fit a different operator.
Yes, Ekso EVO is designed so an operator can easily put it on by themselves, similar to putting on a jacket.
Most people can put their Ekso EVO on in 15 – 30 seconds.
While wearing Ekso EVO, you should only lift the same amount of weight as you would without the device on.
Ekso EVO provides 5 – 15 lb. (2.2 – 6.8 kg) of list assistance per arm to give your natural strength a boost throughout your work day. This is NOT intended to give you super strength but instead give you super endurance and reduce fatigue so that you have more energy and less soreness at the end of your shift. Whatever payload you normally lift (a 4 lb. torque wrench, a 10 lb. component, or even just the weight of your arm) will feel lighter with the boost you get from your Ekso EVO.