Tag Archives: electrical stimulation

The STIMO study now begins human clinical trial recruiting for SCI

STIMO is a First-in-Man (FIM) study to confirm the safety and feasibility of a closed-loop Epidural Electrical Stimulation (EES) in combination with over ground robot assisted rehabilitation training for patients with chronic incomplete spinal cord injury (SCI). Clinical Trial LINK … Continue reading

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Project NEUWalk Closer to Clinical Trials

A new lab at the CHUV will extend this technology to human patients as early as next summer using an innovative Gait Platform, bringing the European Project NEUWalk closer to clinical trials. The EPFL scientists discovered how to control in … Continue reading

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Drs. Michael Fehlings and Narihito Nagoshi give commentary on electrical stimulation

Recently, much attention has been directed at therapeutic strategies for spinal cord injury (SCI), including cell transplantation and/or drug administration. Clinical trials of neural precursor cells for SCI have already taken place, as have trials of mesenchymal stem cells, and … Continue reading

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For paralyzed men, sexual function just as important as walking

By Elizabeth Cohen, Senior Medical Correspondent CNN While practicing for a national motocross competition in 2009, Kent Stephenson’s motorcycle suddenly locked up and crashed, leaving him paralyzed from the chest down. He was just 21 years old and would never … Continue reading

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