Friday, July 30, 2021

Tag: Functional Electrical Stimulation

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.

London’s bionic man making impressive strides

Mitch Brogan is among those rare few who refuses to take no for an answer. When doctors told him he would never walk again after...

Believe in a way back to fitness with a spinal cord injury

It's 7:30 a.m. at Magee Riverfront’s Wellness Center and Delano Turnipseed has already broken a sweat on a very unique type of exercise equipment:...
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Electrical Stimulation Could Improve Bladder Function in People with Spinal Cord Injuries

Promising results in rats address major health problem for paralyzed individuals Newswise — When individuals suffer a spinal cord injury, paralysis is only a part...

Life-Changing Therapy Now Available For Stroke and Spinal Cord Injury Patients As MyndTec Launches...

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Oct. 3, 2014 /CNW/ - MyndTec, an award-winning, Canadian medical technology company announced today the launch of its first commercial product,...

Device Lets Brain Move Paralyzed Limbs

For the first time ever, a paralyzed man can move his fingers and hand with his own thoughts thanks to an innovative partnership between...

Spinal cord work is unexpected shocker: ‘This is a breakthrough’

(CNN) -- At her research lab at the University of Louisville, neuroscientist Susan Harkema turned her back to her study subject to check a...

Monkey brain waves control hand of paralysed pal

A monkey controlling the hand of its unconscious cage-mate with its thoughts may sound like animal voodoo, but it is a step towards returning...

Wireless brain implant promises freedom from paralysis

People who have lost their limbs may no longer fear the prospect of paralysis, if researchers manage to perfect a wireless brain implant. Research by...

Experimental Surgery Aims to Revive a Paralyzed Limb

A paralyzed man will receive experimental surgery connecting a brain chip to systems that activate muscles in his arm. Doctors will attempt to reanimate a...