It was mind-blowing. Right away, I was able to move my toes. It was a ‘pinch me, see-if-this-is-real’ kind of thing.
Jered Chinnok | Mayo Clinic | Stepping Recovery Phase 2a Clinical Trial | 2017
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Within the next five years – by 2025 – everyone living with a spinal cord injury
will have access to a medical treatment for paralysis recovery using spinal neuromodulation.
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We have demonstrated that human spinal networks can be transformed years after [a] spinal cord injury . . . to generate independent stepping and standing.
Mayo Clinic | 2018
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The result of this study is that a spinal cord injury may no longer mean a lifelong sentence of complete paralysis.
Dr. Roderic Pettigrew – April 4, 2014 | Fox News
Director | National Institute of Biomedical Imaging & Bioengineering (NIBIB) | National Institutes of Health
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