THE BEST ALLY FOR HEALTHCARE WORKERS
HELK provides additional support to the extremities of the body, reducing the load on the joints and improving mobility of the users. In addition, workers in the health sector can use this exoskeleton to reduce muscle fatigue and prevent musculoskeletal injuries when lifting and transporting patients. With HELK, healthcare is safer and more effective than ever.
REDUCES SICK LEAVE
PREVENTS MUSCULOSKELETAL DISORDERS
INCREASES HUMAN CAPABILITIES
WHAT IS HELK?
HELK is an ergonomic textile exoskeleton for lumbar support. It has some "artificial muscles" formed by variable deformation elastomers that support the person in carrying out any movement in which the lower back is compromised.
WHO IS HELK FOR?
HELK is intended for health care professionals who have to carry out demanding tasks such as transferring and moving patients during their working day.
WHAT MAKES IT UNIQUE?
HELK offers the perfect balance between comfort and long-term lumbar protection. At only
0.7 kg, it is the lightest and most versatile exoskeleton on the market.
In addition, it offers a support of between 7 and 15 kg.
THANKS TO DEFORMATION-VARIABLE ELASTOMERS AND INTELLIGENT TEXTILES WE CREATE ARTIFICIAL MUSCLES
(Newton metre) of extra force
reduction in metabolic consumption
and up to a
reduction in lumbar effort*
* Data obtained from the scientific essay of Journal of Biomechanics, Volume 126, 2021.