Posts Tagged ‘functional electrical stimulation’
Posted on October 27th, 2008
A team of researchers at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio are developing a new therapy that will help paralysis victims regain control of their muscles.
Functional Electrical Stimulation uses electric currents to stimulate muscles that no longer receive messages from the brain.
Posted on October 7th, 2004
Human trials of a technique with the potential to repair spinal cord injuries are set to start within three years, experts said today.
The work, which could help thousands of disabled people regain movement, will be carried out at University College London’s new Spinal Repair Unit.