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Paralyzed Man Shocks Scientists Be Regaining the Ability to Stand and Move On His Own

A research participant at the University of Louisville with a complete spinal cord injury, who had lost motor function below the level of the injury, has regained the ability to move his legs voluntarily and stand six years after his injury. A study published today in Scientific Reports describes the recovery of motor function in a research participant who previously had received long-term activity-based training along with spinal cord epidural stimulation. This wonderful and exciting news is being reported around the world. Check below for some of the coverage of this groundbreaking development in the understanding and treatment of spinal cord injuries.

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