This new implant reversed paralysis within a day

Beatrice Stouvenel

For years now, researchers from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL) in Lausanne have been working on a groundbreaking method to reverse paralysis in people with spinal cord injuries, by activating to inactive neurons with electrical stimulation.

The treatment has now taken a giant leap forward thanks to new discoveries published year Natural Medicine in which vertebral implants restored the ability to walk and move in three paralyzed patients — all within hours.

“All three patients were able to stand, walk, pedal, swim and control their body movements in just a day, after their implants were activated,” said Grégoire Courtine, a neuroscientist at the University of California, San Diego. EPFL and senior author of the new study, said in the press release. release.

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