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Woman injured in helicopter crash that killed her father gets device meant to help her walk again

By Shirah Matsuzawa | www.ktvb.com | Published June 20, 2020

BOISE, Idaho — Eight months ago, a helicopter crash in Malheur County killed a man and injured his daughter. Now, after fracturing her spine and losing control of muscles in her legs because of nerve damage, she is learning to walk again with the help of a San Diego-based company, NewGait.

SpeedMaker Innovation Helps Marquette County Woman Regain the Ability to Walk

By Wil Hunter | wil.hunter@upmatters.com | Published July 6, 2016

Gwinn – “My biggest goal was to run, and Dr. Coccia, my surgeon, said — I live on a dairy farm — he said ‘You’re never going to be able to chase cows again’ and I said, ‘I bet you I’m going to be, I’m going to be running.”

NewGait Brings New Opportunities for Physical Therapy

By Nicoel Buchmann | uppermichigansource.com | Published November 7, 2017

Gwinn (WLUC) – With one step at a time, Scott Weiser is on his long road to recovery after a car accident and multiple sclerosis has limited his mobility. However, with the NewGait device, Weiser’s steps are much smoother.

Emily's Recovery | ABC 10 Feature

By Charles Coccia | ABC10up.com | Published July 21, 2016

Skandia – One woman has defied the odds after a fall on her family’s farm in Michigan left her paralyzed. Hoping to get back to her passion for farming, she has pushed the limits of her recovery, surpassing all expectations.

 

NewGait Inspires New NMU Study

By Nicole Buchmann | uppermichigansource.com | Published November 8, 2017

Gwinn (WLUC) – Almost two years ago, a 12 foot fall onto concrete left Emily DeVooght with a major spinal cord injury, limiting her mobility. Emily is now walking and running on her own. She gives credit to the Speed Maker, an athlete geared device, for her fast recovery.

NewGait inventor and CEO, Benga Adeeko, is featured on The Best Morning Routine, Ever! Podcast

By Lunide Louis | lunide@bmrever.com | Published March 23, 2020

In her podcast, Dr. Lunide Louis chats with entrepreneurs discussing effective morning routine tips and how healthy morning habits have contributed to their success. Benga Adeeko reflects on his morning routine as well as the NewGait origin story.