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February 24, 2014 2:52 PM

Weighted vest helps patients improved balance

For Jessica Embry, success is carrying a cup of water without spilling it. Because Embry, 59, of Lexington has spinocerebellar atrophy, a neurological disease that affects her balance and ability to walk smoothly, that simple task eluded her. But after receiving physical therapy and being fitted with a BalanceWear vest, things improved dramatically for her.

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