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Innovative Technology Allows Paralyzed to ‘Step and Stand’

Published: January 5, 2012

Longwood, FL – The music plays an upbeat song in the background that is almost in rhythm with the gliding motion of the latest in functional electrical stimulation (FES) technology. Dana Guest, a client at the Center Of Recovery & Exercise (CORE), is breathing heavy as she moves past the six mile mark, but smiling.

“I love the way it makes me feel. My heart is pounding and I’m even sweating a little! It’s the closest I’ve been to running in 11 years,” said Guest, who sustained a spinal cord injury resulting in paralysis in a motor vehicle accident in 2000.