Man With Bionic Leg Set to Climb Stairs of 103 Stories

Doctors prepare stair climbing test for patient's new artificial limb.
3:00 | 11/03/12

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Seattle residents that water -- rightly did motorcycle accident. Years ago. Slaughter a Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago participant. We'll climb a 103 floors of the -- -- tower on Sunday at port angles I -- event. Using the first I am a great -- -- controlled prosthetic play driven by his own thoughts. -- also. I think it's. It's a dramatic improvement over my normal process and the what -- the time prosthetic leg has a Pollard knee and ankle would. Naked eye on it -- it interacts with him when water pushes on the device to stand up. The device -- his intent and pushes back -- him propelling him up. The hardware is amazing. It's there it's something exciting and -- then and I hope that we push the boundaries of what the -- -- -- capable of no one has ever used the neural signals her weight control. On this also -- really advanced hardware. The computer program on the screen is used to monitor signals coming from -- And a -- on the plane. And then teach small micro. Close to 3000 individuals -- 103 flights of stairs of Willis tower. Or hand cycle the equivalent on Sunday morning. Good of Banja. Hope for the fund raiser recently carried eight.

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