A step in the right direction: could implants help people walk again? – Science Weekly podcast

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A step in the right direction: could implants help people walk again? – Science Weekly podcast
Oct 12 '1825m
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Four people with paraplegia were recently implanted with electrodes in their lower backs. They all regained movement below their injuries, and two walked again. This week Nicola Davis investigates this technique – epidural stimulation – and other approaches for treating spinal cord injuries

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