How Spinal Cord Stimulation Could Help These Paralyzed Men Walk Again

How Spinal Cord Stimulation Could Help These Paralyzed Men Walk Again
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Implanted device gives hope to people who were told they would never stand on two legs.

Ross Brooks
  • 9 april 2014

Paralysis is something that people subject to terrible injuries have to learn to live with, but a new treatment that stimulates the spinal cord could provide new hope. Described in the research journal Brain, there are already examples of people who have regained function in their legs, knees, ankles and trunk thanks to the researchers at University of Louisville, UCLA and the Pavlov Institute of Physiology.

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