Axons carry your thoughts (brain signals) through the cord to other neurons and eventually on to your muscles. Broken axons are why people stay paralyzed.
In September, media outlets produced dozens of stories about the latest news in SCI research: paralyzed people walking again.
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A study shows three incomplete quads are now able to walk, and two of them can use a walker.
Cutting through "internet overwhelm" to get started.
This month’s story involves giving the brain a chance to reconnect to the cord below the injury site in a different, and potentially more exciting, way.
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“Improved voluntary hand function occurred within a single session in every subject tested." That’s the killer sentence from a new study soon to be published.
I struggle when it comes to the idea of going to Bangkok for a stimulator that’s manufactured by an American company.
New research shows the technology's potential to treat chronic hypotension