Items Tagged ‘spinal cord stumulation’

September 28, 2018

Implant, intense rehab help 3 paralyzed for years take steps

By Karl Oestreich Karl Oestreich

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

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