Foot drop stimulator may improve walking after stroke

September 28, 2015. Researchers have found that use of a foot drop stimulator (WalkAide) improves walking in individuals with foot drop as a result of stroke. "Changes in center of dispalcement withthe use of a foot drop stimulator in individuals with stroke" was publsihed in the journal Clinical Biomechanics (doi: 10.1016/j.clinbiomech.2015.03.016) The authors are Dr. Karen Nolan and Mathew Yarossi of Human Performance and Engineering Research at Kessler Foundation, and Patrick Mclaughlin of Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia.