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Transcutaneous stimulation improves hand function in people with complete tetraplegia

Researchers at Kessler Foundation confirmed that spinal cord transcutaneous stimulation results in immediate and long-lasting gains in strength and handgrip, with positive effects evident...
Sadaf Soloukey

Dorsal root ganglion stimulation evokes motor responses in patients with complete spinal cord injury

Bilateral L4 dorsal root ganglion (DRG) stimulation has been shown to evoke strong and reproducible motor responses in the upper leg in patients with...

Paralyzed man has sense of touch restored by brain-machine interface

This is the first BMI to restore movement and touch simultaneously Ten years ago, while on vacation in North Carolina, Ian Burkhart broke his neck...

Quadriplegic Man Uses His Face to Move Wheelchair

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zARSY2UuEB4 Jim Ryan was a pilot for 38 years but that all changed three years ago while on vacation in Hawaii with his wife, Isabelle. "We...

Spinal Cord injury, Examination & Evaluation – Everything You Need To Know – Dr....

https://youtu.be/UUq3XfhBZfQ Dr. Ebraheim’s educational animated video describes the spinal cord examination & evaluation.

Voice-operated Camera for Journalist in Need

This journalist needed a voice-operated camera, but there was ‘nothing’ on the market. So he made her one As a trapeze performer, Carolyn Pioro made...

Spinal cord stimulation, physical therapy help paralyzed man stand, walk with assistance

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Spinal cord stimulation and physical therapy have helped a man paralyzed since 2013 regain his ability to stand and walk with...

Inspiring, long-surviving disability advocate Walt Lawrence grateful for 50 years of support

He’s been paralyzed from the neck down for 50 years and that makes Walt Lawrence either the longest surviving ventilator-dependent quadriplegic in B.C. or...

Man now works at same hospital that treated him after his spine injury

A man who rehabilitated from a spinal cord injury at Craig Hospital now works there and is giving back to others. Christopher Luna grew...

InVivo Therapeutics scaffold device may improve spinal cord injury — 4 key insights

An investigational scaffold device from InVivo Therapeutics increases the likelihood that a patient with acute thoracic complete spinal cord injury will have a neurologic...