Sunday, May 22, 2022

Tag: walking

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....

Man makes impressive recovery after near-fatal crash

Five years of pain can wear anyone down. Ask Josh Heine, and he'll tell you healing often takes longer than expected. After a near-fatal car...
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If other paralyzed primates walk, will humans?

In the annals of breathtaking scientific advances, it's hard to top this recent news headline: "Paralyzed Monkeys Can Walk Again With Wireless Brain-Spine Connection." This...

Brain implants allow paralysed monkeys to walk

Swiss researchers travel to China to conduct pioneering experiment. For more than a decade, neuroscientist Grégoire Courtine has been flying every few months from his...

Spinal cord injury patients may benefit from using exoskeleton earlier in treatment

Cumming School study first in Canada to examine whether using robotic device immediately following injuries promotes recovery Researchers from the University of Calgary’s Cumming...

Misfortune won’t get the better of quadriplegic filmmaker Paddy Slattery

In the 20 years since a car crash left him quadriplegic, filmmaker Paddy Slattery has found nothing but opportunity, inspiration and happiness Paddy Slattery remembers...

Paralyzed teen walks on legs he can’t feel

HOUSTON -- Daquan Minor is a walking miracle -- especially since he's walking on legs and feet he can no longer feel. "We were speeding....