The First Mover is a device that aims to start post-stroke motor function recovery at the earliest possible stage of the rehabilitation process; directly on the patient’s bed. It offers a revolutionary approach to early gait rehabilitation for stroke survivors and patients with traumatic brain injuries. There is no patient-transfer needed to start the rehabilitation therapy.
Reha Technology AG, a Swiss company in the medical devices industry, designs, manufactures and distributes robotic-assisted devices for the rehabilitation of neurological movement disorders. Reha’s objective is to maximize a patient’s capability to undertake personal self-care and domestic tasks, by rebuilding functional ability and required skills for independence in daily life. The company has built a worldwide distributor network and has established direct operations in the USA and India with future expansion plans in Latin America.