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EPIDURAL STIMULATION

A giant step for spinal cord injury research

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The combination of spinal epidural stimulation and physical therapy is restoring walking function to people with spinal cord injury. With intensive rehabilitation, some participants are able to walk in their communities during stimulation and even regain control over previously paralyzed movement in the absence of stimulation.

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    • Chet Moritz

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