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Daily Archives: January 14, 2014

Experimental Surgery Aims to Revive a Paralyzed Limb

Published: January 14, 2014

Virtual armA paralyzed man will receive experimental surgery connecting a brain chip to systems that activate muscles in his arm.

Doctors will attempt to reanimate a patient’s paralyzed arm with a pioneering surgery that involves capturing signals from his brain and restoring movement through a fine network of electronics linked to arm muscles.

The new effort, being planned by researchers at Case Western Reserve University, will use a brain computer interface, or BCI, developed by researchers at Brown University and Massachusetts General Hospital.

All That I Am – A Story of Recovery After a Spinal Cord Injury

Published: January 14, 2014 | Spinal Cord Injury: , ,

13 Years after a profoundly life altering accident, Motocross pro-rider Aaron Baker lives a life that few medical professionals would ever have believed possible.