UNILEXA

UNILEXA is a passive exoskeleton that, with the additional support of crutches or walkers, enables people with partial or complete loss of function of the lower limbs to walk again.

Description

The main attributes of Mebster’s Unilexa are affordability, lightweight design, stability of walking, and safety.

Mebster’s UNILEXA is a lightweight (8kg) and compact passive exoskeleton that aims at supporting patients with partial or complete loss of function of the lower limbs (e.g. paraplegic, paraparetic, tetraparetic) . UNILEXA focuses on home or clinic usage and does not require the supervision of a practitioner to be used. 

UNILEXA’s keys characteristics are:

– locks the knees at a predefined angle 

– adjusts feet prono-supination based on the hip angle so that they are always parallel to the ground while walking 

– can be donned and doffed by the user while sitting on the wheelchair whiteout any assistance

– has a foldable and patented compact design 

The exoskeleton can be used by people within 160 and 190 cm of height and weighing up to 100 kg and is a CE Approved Class I Medical Device.

Patients with spinal cord injury are expected to ambulate regularly and daily in order to get the desired overall health improvements. Universal features of UNILEXA Prime are perfect for that purpose. One medial hip joint exoskeleton enables lightweight design, easy to don & doff, and it can be usable with a wheelchair. The users can don the orthosis by themselves on the wheelchair. Moreover, the linking mechanism between the ankles and hip joint enables the user to keep both feet constantly parallel to the floor while walking, providing a stable and safe walking gait. This device is particularly beneficial for intensive use on a daily basis either at home or when occasionally going out.

Mebster has made available on their website multiple user testing videos and interviews (https://mebster.com/en/resources/#id125). 

Certifications and/or 3rd party testing results:

CE Approved Class I Medical Device

Regions and or countries where the exoskeleton can be purchased?

The Czech Republic and EU

Weight of the device:

8 kg

Limited to users who are…

  • 160-190 cm
  • up to 100 kg
  • paraplegic, paraparetic, tetraparetic

MEBSTER s.r.o., Na Strži 1702/65, Nusle, 140 00, Praha 4, CZ, website

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This exoskeleton catalog entry has been made with the assistance of Stefano Carisi (LinkedIn), MS in BioRobotics and Biomechanical Design from the Delft University of Technology an experienced product manager in human-machine collaboration.

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