Mayo Clinic Helps Paralyzed Man Move Legs Via Spinal Cord Stimulator

Published: Apr 05, 2017

A groundbreaking achievement by Mayo Clinic and UCLA researchers allowed a man, who had lost motor functions after a spinal cord injury, to move his legs for the first time in three years.

The collaborative project involved the use of an epidural stimulator, which is essentially an electrode, implanted near the injured area to deliver electrical stimulation to the spinal cord.

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