Muscle Suit is Star Attraction at International Robot Exhibition in Tokyo

Muscle Suit is Star Attraction at International Robot Exhibition in Tokyo The International Robot Exhibition in Tokyo is getting lot of publicity due to the technologies and products presented there.

The expo, which will continue to take place till Saturday, has a number of star attractions. But one of them, which have gained a lot of attention, is a muscle suit.

The suit is worn like a backpack and helps a carer to lift a bed having patient. The muscle suit provides power to a person by reducing the level of stress from back and hips.

The technology has been developed by Tokyo University of Science. The university has joined hands with a nursing care company in order to come up with a device.

One of the carers, who took part in the trial of the machine, was of the view that when one lifts a bed while wearing the suit then it feels like only half of the person's weight is being used.

Caregiver Norikatsu Kimura has affirmed that the help received from the machine has proved to be quite beneficial for them. Moreover, the risk of hurting lower waist has also reduced a lot.

Due to this development, a number of carers will continue these jobs, who were thinking to quit due to hip pain.

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