Brain-computer interface enables paralyzed man to walk in world’s first.
Mobility after paraplegia due to spinal cord injury (SCI) is primarily achieved by substituting the lost function with a wheelchair. However, the sedentary lifestyle associated with excessive wheelchair reliance can lead to medical co-morbidities, such as osteoporosis, heart disease, respiratory illnesses, and pressure ulcers. These conditions contribute to the bulk of SCI-related medical care cost. Therefore, restoration of walking after SCI remains a clinical need … Continue reading Brain-computer interface enables paralyzed man to walk in world’s first.