A new session the EMBS chapter held in November the 10 th ,2016 , the
session was directed by the EMBS committees with different studying
field students attended .
The topic was about The Balance wear vest which is a semi-custom
made orthotic that has helped dramatically improve stability. It was
designed to help people with ' Ataxia ' .
Ataxia which is a chronic disease with Lack of muscles coordination,
Problems with movement and problems with balance symptoms it’s a
disease that effect badly on the life of the patient so he won't be an
effective and producer to the community .
The Balance wear vest was tested on several cases of Ataxia disease
patients the responds to this vest were hopeful, the people starts to be
more control to their movements and with the adapting with this vest
they even could run safely, those people wasn't able to sit or stand
alone, will it's an improvement for their lives .
After the session the students showed some interests about this assistive
technology, the discussion was positive and encourage attendance to be
creative in helping people to feel normal again, another point the
EMBS has achieved .