Nov 11, 2022

People With Complete Paralysis Walk Again After Nerve Stimulation Breakthrough

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Using a mix of electrical stimulation and intense physical therapy, n ine people with chronic spinal injuries have had their ability to walk restored.

All suffered from severe or complete paralysis as a result of damage to their spinal cord. Incredibly, the volunteers all saw improvements immediately, and continued to show improvements five months later.

A recent study by researchers from the Swiss research group NeuroRestore has identified the exact nerve groups stimulated by the therapy, using mice as a starting point.

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