Sunday, June 20, 2021

Tag: Functional Electrical Stimulation

UofL, Medtronic to develop epidural stimulation algorithms for spinal cord injury

$7.8 million from NIH will fund development of a closed-loop system to monitor and adjust for multiple functions, use wireless monitoring LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Researchers at the University of Louisville made news worldwide in 2018...

New treatment allows some people with spinal cord injury to regain hand and arm...

https://youtu.be/bPucCF_g-8E Note: This video was created in January 2020 Almost 18,000 Americans experience traumatic spinal cord injuries every year. Many of these people are unable to use their hands and arms and can’t do everyday tasks...

Clinical trial starting in Cleveland to help patients with paralysis regain movement

CLEVELAND — A groundbreaking clinical trial is starting in Cleveland soon, and researchers are currently looking for participants. The program is called ReHAB — which stands for “Reconnecting the Hand and Arm to the Brain.” Essentially,...

Micro implants could restore standing and walking

U of A research has a proven concept to restore spinal function. U of A research has a proven concept to restore spinal function. When Vivian Mushahwar first applied to grad school, she wrote about her...

Over-the-skin electrical stimulation helps provide movement in quadriplegics

Feinstein Institutes research examines new closed-loop neurostimulation MANHASSET, NY — Researchers at The Feinstein Institutes for Medical Research used new closed-loop neurostimulation methods and textile-based electrodes to facilitate individual finger movement and grasp force regulation...

Cleveland researchers develop technology to give spinal cord injury patients use of hands back

CLEVELAND — Ground-breaking, life-changing research is happening at MetroHealth Medical Center when it comes to spinal cord injuries and giving people function back. Dr. Kim Anderson is on the team of about two dozen researchers...

Spinal cord injury Veterans can now effectively cough

Researchers restore complete respiratory muscle function VA doctors are among a team of researchers at the Cleveland Functional Electrical Stimulation Center restoring respiratory muscle function to Veterans and individuals with spinal cord injury (SCI). Doctors Anthony...

How a revolutionary technique got people with spinal-cord injuries back on their feet

Electrical stimulation has promised huge gains for people with paralysis. Now comes the hard part — getting beyond those first steps. Rob Summers was flat on his back at a rehabilitation institute in Kentucky when...

Brain-controlled, non-invasive muscle stimulation allows chronic paraplegics to walk

In another major clinical breakthrough of the Walk Again Project, a nonprofit international consortium aimed at developing new neurorehabilitation protocols, technologies, and therapies for spinal cord injury, two patients with paraplegia regained the ability...

Transforming Thoughts to Movement Offers New Hope for Spinal Cord Injury Patients

What if paralyzed limbs could move using only the power of one’s thoughts? Borrowing a story line from the realm of science fiction, a team of researchers at The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis—together...