Friday, July 30, 2021

Tag: Neuroprosthetics

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Neuroprosthetic device maintains blood pressure after spinal cord injury

The inability to maintain blood pressure is a debilitating consequence of spinal cord injury. This problem has now been circumvented, by artificially recreating a...

Neuroprosthetic Enables Tetraplegic Patient to Walk

A tetraplegic is one who has suffered partial or total loss of use of all four limbs and torso. Each year, it is estimated that...

Researchers test noninvasive brain stimulation for motor recovery after spinal cord injury

With funding from the Department of Defense, research facilities in Ohio and New Jersey will conduct a multi-site study of transcranial stimulation for recovery...

One Small Step for a Paraplegic, One Big Step Toward Reversing Paralysis

In a hospital in Switzerland, permanently paralyzed people are now learning to walk again with the help of stimulating electrodes implanted in their spines....

Recorded brain commands, sent to muscles, may circumvent paralysis

For those whose arms as well as legs are paralyzed by spinal cord injury, no skill is more broadly useful to regain than the...