Rehab following spinal cord injury has changed. Exciting opportunities for some degree of recovery are becoming available in the fields of exercise therapy, robotics and electro-stimulation.
Improved versions of three different types of lower body exoskeletons are in use at various rehab facilities across the United States and throughout Europe.
When you do enough activity-based therapy, you hope something spectacular will happen — you'll slowly see some below injury movement, or maybe regain some sensation. [...]
As a quadriplegic who's very used to being paralyzed, I never really had a fervent desire to go to a place like Project Walk. However [...]