Thursday, September 23, 2021

Tag: tendon transfer

Paralyzed Patients Regain the Use of Their Hands Thanks to Breakthrough Nerve Surgery in...

Recent surgical trials have bestowed new life on quadriplegics who can now return to activities they never thought they’d be able to do again,...

Rewiring of nerves gives movement to paralyzed arms and hands

Researchers from Australia have successfully “rewired” the nerves within the paralyzed arms of some accident survivors and provided them with successful movement of arms...
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Using tendon transfer surgery to restore key functions in spinal cord injury patient

https://youtu.be/MsVWs49cyhM After suffering a severe cervical spinal cord injury from a bad fall at work, Scott McConnell had little function remaining in his hands and...

Tendon Transfer: Restoring Hand & Arm Function to Spinal Cord Patients

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MsVWs49cyhM After suffering a severe spinal cord injury from a bad fall at work, Scott McConnell had little function remaining in his hands and arms....
Ryan Baetke's modified accessible truck

Quadriplegic retrofits truck to accommodate special needs

Lingering cleanup chores, tasks he didn’t attend to during the holiday weekend, consume Ryan Baetke’s Monday night at his home just north of Davenport. From...

Tendon Transfer Should Be Used More Often in Tetraplegia

Tendon transfer can significantly improve hand and elbow function in quadriplegic patients, but the procedure is greatly underused, according to a new study. A review...

Surgery that restores hand and elbow function in quadriplegics is underused

MAYWOOD, IL - A surgery for quadriplegics called tendon transfer can significantly improve hand and elbow function, but the procedure is greatly underused, according...