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Mayo Clinic Helps Paralyzed Man Move Legs Via Spinal Cord Stimulator

Following an implant surgery, a man that had sustained a spinal cord injury was able to move his paralyzed legs and eventually stand up again. The technique is called epidural stimulation and, combined with physical therapy, produced pioneering results.

Biotech April 4, 2017

New Electrical Stimulation Therapy Shows Promise Improving Hand Function In Stroke Patients

Stroke survivors typically experience weakness in one hand. Now, researchers are saying that a new electrical stimulation therapy can improve hand function for survivors at a rate better than what current stimulation techniques have to offer.

Healthy Living/Wellness September 9, 2016

Electrical Stimulation Helps Spinal Cord Injury Patients Move Their Legs

A noninvasive procedure known as transcutaneous stimulation has helped five paralyzed men to make step-like movements. The technique could pave way to helping patients with spinal cord injury regain some function.

Life August 1, 2015

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