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Scientists Identify Neurons Needed to Walk After Paralysis
Nine people with spinal injuries walked again after electrical stimulation, allowing researchers to pinpoint neurons likely underlying their recovery.
Scientists Identify Neurons Needed to Walk After Paralysis
Scientists Identify Neurons Needed to Walk After Paralysis

Nine people with spinal injuries walked again after electrical stimulation, allowing researchers to pinpoint neurons likely underlying their recovery.

Nine people with spinal injuries walked again after electrical stimulation, allowing researchers to pinpoint neurons likely underlying their recovery.

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Two men wearing coats and hats who are standing side-by-side on a sidewalk walk towards the camera with the assistance of walkers.
Within Hours, Surgical Implant Lets Paralyzed Patients Walk
Dan Robitzski | Feb 8, 2022 | 2 min read
Multiple clinical trial participants who have severe spinal injuries were able to stand, walk, and perform specific activities after just one day of using an implant surgically embedded in their spines.
two doctors looking at a medical monitor showing electrodes being inserted near a person's spinal cord
Low Frequency Electric Stimulation Can Treat Back Pain: Study
Emma Yasinski | Sep 2, 2021 | 3 min read
Patients in a small trial said their chronic pain improved an average of 90 percent over the course of 15 days, but returned shortly after the electrical stimulation sessions ended.
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