By David Mittleman

Researchers Help Paralyzed Men Regain Movement in Legs

Researchers at Louisville University, UCLA and the Pavlov Institute of Physiology have helped four wheelchair bound men with lower body paralysis to regain movement in their legs by zapping their spinal cords with electricity. The researchers built upon the work of another study that found that epidural stimulation helped a paralyzed man in Oregon to regain some movement in his limbs. The findings of the current study could help researchers develop devices for those suffering from paralysis.

Electrical Pulses Assist With Paralysis Recovery and Better Overall Health

In the current study, the …read more