October 31, 2018

National Geographic - New spinal cord therapy helps patients walk again

«Three people regained leg movements after using a new type of treatment, the latest in a suite of results involving electrical stimulation. Three men who were paralyzed from the waist down are able to walk again with a new type of therapy that uses electrical stimulation, scientists announced today. More than four years prior, the men had all suffered major spinal cord injuries that left them with limited or no movement in their legs. Researchers in Switzerland...»