Myomo®, Inc. is a medical technology company leading the way in extending Myoelectric Prosthetic Technology to powered bracing devices that restore an individual’s mobility.
The company’s mission is to improve mobility and restore independence for individuals who suffer from debilitating muscle weakness due to conditions such as stroke and other neuro-muscular conditions. The Myomo Mobility System is designed to enable individuals to self-initiate and control movement of partially paralyzed limbs using their own muscle signals.
For the story of the Deshpande Center project that became Myomo®, see Case Studies.
This company is a spinout of the 2003 project, Powered joint braces to help the mobility-impaired.