Nicole Tassone works out on a leg press machine June 2 at the Country Club of Hilton Head gym. Tassone, who has multiple sclerosis, uses the NESS L300, an electronic device that helps her overcome foot drop. The system from the Bioness company consists of a cuff that wraps just below her knee and a small transmitter in the shoe.
Nicole Tassone works out on a leg press machine June 2 at the Country Club of Hilton Head gym. Tassone, who has multiple sclerosis, uses the NESS L300, an electronic device that helps her overcome foot drop. The system from the Bioness company consists of a cuff that wraps just below her knee and a small transmitter in the shoe. Sarah Welliver/The Island Packet
Nicole Tassone works out on a leg press machine June 2 at the Country Club of Hilton Head gym. Tassone, who has multiple sclerosis, uses the NESS L300, an electronic device that helps her overcome foot drop. The system from the Bioness company consists of a cuff that wraps just below her knee and a small transmitter in the shoe. Sarah Welliver/The Island Packet

Pushing forward with multiple sclerosis

June 07, 2011 12:01 AM

UPDATED June 08, 2011 05:22 PM

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