What is the role of robot-assisted training in the management of MS patients?

Robot-assisted training has a potential role in the rehabilitation process in MS, although cost remains a major consideration, according to a leading specialist in the field.

At ECTRIMS, Professor Peter Feys of Hasselt University, Belgium, provided an overview of the currently available evidence on the use of high-technology – and high-cost – robotic devices in upper limb and gait rehabilitation in patients with MS.