Items Tagged ‘epidural electrical stimulation’

October 4, 2018

Spinal Cord Stimulation, Physical Therapy Help Paralyzed Man Stand, Walk With Assistance

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Spinal cord stimulation and physical therapy have helped a man paralyzed since 2013 regain his ability to stand and walk with assistance. The results, achieved in a research collaboration between Mayo Clinic and UCLA, are reported in Nature Medicine. With an implanted stimulator turned on, the man, Jered Chinnock, was able to step with a front-wheeled […]

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Tags: Dr. Kendall Lee, Dr. Kristin Zhao, Dr. Peter Grahn, epidural electrical stimulation, medical engineering, Medical Research, Neuroregeneration, neurosurgery, paralysis, spinal cord injury

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