The thrill of walking After 24 years in a wheelchair, a chance at ‘miracle’

2013-10-26 00:00

WALKING may seem like a mundane activity most of us do without thinking. However, for Taniel Webb of Greytown, walking is a dream come true.

This year, a company in Johannesburg called Just Walk Bionics opened a unique rehabilitation centre. It allows people with lower extremity paralysis or weakness to walk again by means of a bionic suit. The suit, known as Ekso, was brought from America by Just Walk founder Justin Smith.

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