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November 28, 2018

For Mayo scientist, spinal-injury research is personal

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

Star Tribune by Jeremy Olson Peter Grahn has faced the same question for a dozen years since he dived as a reckless teen into a southwest Minnesota lake, slammed headfirst into the shallow bottom, and floated — face down and motionless — on the surface. Will I ever walk again? Turns out, he might end […]

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Tags: Dr. Kendall Lee, Dr. Kristin Zhao, Dr. Peter Grahn, Jered Chinnock, paralysis, physical therapy, spinal cord stimulation


September 28, 2018

Implant, intense rehab help 3 paralyzed for years take steps

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

Associated Press by Lauran Neergaard Three people whose legs were paralyzed for years can stand and take steps again thanks to an electrical implant that zaps the injured spinal cord — along with months of intense rehab, researchers reported Monday. The milestone, reported by two teams of scientists working separately, isn’t a cure. The patients […]

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Tags: Associated Press, Dr. Kendall Lee, Dr. Kristin Zhao, Jered Chinnock, paralysis, physical therapy, spinal cord stumulation


May 8, 2014

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Karl Oestreich, manager enterprise media relations   Prevention The Hidden Type of Alzheimer’s Doctors […]

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