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Program Teaches Paralyzed How to Walk Again

Kyle Bartolini can get around with crutches or a walker – a transformation he owes to exercise-based therapy. Called locomotor training, it allows people with spinal cord injuries to practice standing and stepping while suspended above a treadmill. University of Louisville Neurosurgery Professor Andrea Behrman is pioneering the treatment in children in a new pediatric program.

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