Life Sciences December 2018

paralysed can walk

    A selection of several articles related to Life Sciences published in November & December 2018 (73aH*)





  • Paralysed patients able to walk unaided

    Patients that have been paralysed for years are able to walk unaided thanks to a surgically implanted array of electrodes in the spinal cord. After several months of training with electrical stimulation, the paraplegic individuals were able to active their previously paralysed muscles without stimulation. They could even take a few steps without any support.