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REPOST: Spinal cord work is unexpected shocker: 'This is a breakthrough'

Neuroscientist Susan Harkema got her own Eureka moment upon finding out that a patient can now move his left and right toe following the electrical stimulation on his spinal cord. 757 more words

Electrical Pulses Help Paralyzed Patients Move

Four people who were paralyzed below the waist for more than two years were able to voluntarily wiggle their toes and flex their legs, thanks to a promising study that some are heralding as a breakthrough in spinal-cord-injury treatment. 1,074 more words

Paralysed men move again with spinal stimulation

Electricity being the key.

Four paralysed men have been able to move their legs for the first time in years after electrical stimulation of their spinal cords, US doctors report.

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Guidelines for ES

Our congratulations and thanks go to Karleen and her colleagues. They’ve developed a guideline for using electrical stimulation (ES) in patients with stroke and have asked me to let you know via the CS blog. 82 more words

Stroke Care

New therapies in stroke rehabilitation

In recent years, several new approaches have been developed in an effort to improve the use of the arm or leg after stroke. The Rehabilitation Medicine Department at NewYork-Presbyterian is at the forefront of new developments in the area of stroke rehabilitation. 804 more words

Virtual Reality Rehabilitation