Noninvasive spinal stimulation method enables paralyzed people to regain use of hands, study finds

The ability to perform simple daily tasks can make a big difference in people’s lives, especially for those with spinal cord injuries. A UCLA-led team of scientists reports that six people with severe spinal cord injuries — three of them completely paralyzed — have regained use of their hands and fingers for the first time in years after undergoing a nonsurgical, noninvasive spinal stimulation procedure the researchers developed.
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  • Author: Stuart Wolpert
  • Date: April 25, 2018
  • Source: UCLA Newsroom