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NASA-inspired machine at Allina's Sister Kenny helps surgery patients recover more quickly

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[Twelve News, January 01, 0001] Twice a week, Lance Ellingson hits the gym. His workout is usually just a couple minutes walking on a treadmill. But it's better than the alternative.

"I've been sitting around for two months doing nothing," he said. "And it's like I couldn't wait to walk again."

That's because Ellingson had knee surgery just nine weeks ago. He can't go back to his job at the wastewater treatment plant in Austin until he's completely healed. That's where the AlterG comes in.

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