Monday, May 20, 2024

Tag: Adam Fritz

Without An Exoskeleton, Paralyzed Man Uses Brain Control To Walk

A man who is at the center of a new project being conducted by researchers from the University of California Irvine is giving hope to people with spinal cord injuries who have lost their ability to move their limbs that they will be able to one day walk again.

Paraplegic recounts relearning to walk via brain-computer link

For paraplegic Adam Fritz, the thrill of the computer-assisted first steps he took five years after being paralysed in a motorcycle crash came only after he was unhooked from the system that enabled him to walk briefly in a bioengineering lab.

Ten remarkable breakthroughs in the treatment of paralysis

After a man completely paralysed from the waist down became the first paraplegic patient to walk without relying on manually operated robotic limbs, ITV News looks at ten remarkable breakthroughs in paralysis treatment.