Clinical benefits and indications for use

Keeogo Target Indications

Keeogo is a smart powered orthosis that assists those experiencing a lack of endurance, unhealthy walking patterns, reduced muscle strength or knee pain as a result of an injury or chronic illness.

Using Keeogo can give you:

  • Improved knee stability
  • Reduced knee pain
  • Enhanced speed, and quality of movement (symmetry)
  • Improved balance and coordination

Wearing Keeogo improves quality of life by allowing you to:

  • Have greater accessibility (climb stairs!)
  • Remain active
  • Exercise more
  • Keep up with the tasks and pace of life

Those in the early stages of degenerative diseases such as, multiple sclerosis, are recovering from a stroke, or in advanced stages of osteoarthritis have  been identified as ideal candidates for the benefits of Keeogo.

For home use of Keeogo one should have the ability to:

  • Maintain necessary balance and core strength to remain upright
  • Have enough strength in the hip to move your leg forward
  • Initiate all movements (first few degrees) in walking, sit-stand, stand-sit, squatting, crouching, kneeling and stair climbing

Contraindications

Keeogo should not be used with individuals with the following conditions:

  • Complete paralysis of lower limbs;
  • Existing skin sores or skin breakdown in the area where the device is worn;
  • Joint arthropathies of the hip and/or knee joint that would limit sufficient ROM for walking, sitting or squatting activities;
  • Severe fixed contractures;
  • Severe cognitive deficits;
  • Severe vascular disorders of the lower limbs;
  • Uncontrolled epilepsy;
  • Severe osteoporosis;
  • Uncontrolled autonomic dysreflexia.

Keeogo Clinical Benefits

There is emerging support from clinical research demonstrating the benefits of Keeogo (for neurological and musculoskeletal conditions).  

The intended functional and clinical benefits for individuals with mobility impairments wearing Keeogo on a regular basis include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Improved knee stability
  • Reduced knee pain
  • Enhanced speed, and quality of movement (symmetry)
  • Improved balance and coordination

Wearing Keeogo improves quality of life by allowing you to:

  • Have greater accessibility (climb stairs!)
  • Remain active
  • Exercise more
  • Keep up with the tasks and pace of life