Paralysis Reversed, neuroprosthetic rehabilitation (Animal Study)

Paralysis Reversed, neuroprosthetic rehabilitation (Animal Study)

Paralysis Reversed, neuroprosthetic rehabilitation (Animal Study)

The therapy triggers the growth of new connections from the motor cortex into the brain stem and from the brain stem into the spinal cord, thus reconnecting the brain with the spinal cord below the injury. — ” after just a few weeks of training, the rats regain extensive control over their hindlimbs – at will”

Citation: Cortico–reticulo–spinal circuit reorganization enables functional recovery after severe spinal cord contusion, Nature Neuroscience (2018). nature.com/articles/doi:10.1038/s41593-018-0093-5

Author: Ralph Turchiano

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