Friday, July 30, 2021

Tag: walking

Paralyzed Racecar Driver Walks Again Thanks To New Technology

Paralyzed Race Car Driver Walks Again Thanks to Arrow Technology

https://youtu.be/6JePr6C9tQk Twenty-one years ago, former Indy race car driver, Sam Schmidt, hit the wall at 200 mph during practice laps and was paralyzed from the...

UofL research helps spinal cord injury patients take steps

Two research participants living with traumatic, motor complete spinal cord injury are able to walk over ground thanks to epidural stimulation paired with daily...

Spinal cord stimulation, physical therapy help paralyzed man stand, walk with assistance

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Spinal cord stimulation and physical therapy have helped a man paralyzed since 2013 regain his ability to stand and walk with...

Paralyzed groom, 26, walks down the aisle with help of his new bride

Nearly eight years after Chris Norton was left paralyzed in a college football accident, he wed the woman of his dreams in a charming...

Paraplegic rats walk again after therapy, now we know why

With the help of robot-assisted rehabilitation and electrochemical spinal cord stimulation, rats with clinically relevant spinal cord injuries regained control of their otherwise paralyzed...

Brain-controlled robot helps people learn to walk again

https://youtu.be/NrwKuRVOfBw A new robotic treatment device helping people with spinal cord injuries learn to walk again can only be found in one place in the...

Be Thankful and Heal Faster: Author Describes Spinal Cord Injury Recovery

Research projects at UCLA and elsewhere have proven that thankfulness (gratitude) has physical, in addition to emotional, effects on people. Shelly Kerchner, who just...

Injured Olympian defies doctors to walk for his wedding

On good days, American high jumper Jamie Nieto can shuffle 130 steps without a cane or walker. It’s an important distance — about the length...

Shirley Ryan AbilityLab

As the #1 referral choice for SCI patients from all over the world, we are renowned for innovative, interdisciplinary care. By integrating advances in...

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....