Steve Lundeberg

Precise nerve stimulation via electrode implants offers new hope for paralysis patients

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CORVALLIS, Ore. – Patients with spinal cord injuries might one day regain use of paralyzed arms and legs thanks to research that demonstrates how limbs can be controlled via a tiny array of implanted electrodes.

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