Every year stroke affects 150,000 people in the UK and 15 million globally. 70% are left with disability, and many don't recover fully. Robotic assistive devices can improve functional outcomes and lead to faster recovery, but existing devices are expensive, meaning most stroke sufferers cannot access this hugely beneficial technology. Motus has found new, simpler ways to effect these benefits, resulting in enormous cost reductions, and ultimately a device that every stroke sufferer can afford.

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