Pakistani Student Develops Innovative Walking Stick To Assist Parkinson’s Patients

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Published on October 11, 2017 by fahmidah

A Pakistani student-entrepreneur whose maternal grandfather was debilitated by Parkinson’s disease has developed an innovative walking stick to improve the lives of patients with the condition.

Neha Shahid Chaudhry, a 24-year-old graduate of the University of the West of England, told Geo News in an exclusive interview that she was inspired to invent the mobility aid—a smart walking stick—after observing with helplessness her late grandfather in Pakistan struggling with Parkinson’s disease.

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