Items Tagged ‘spinal cord stumulation’

September 28, 2018

Implant, intense rehab help 3 paralyzed for years take steps

By Karl Oestreich Karl 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

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