Paraplegic man learns to walk again

A paraplegic man has stood up and walked for the first time with the help of implanted electrodes in his spine. The patient, Marc Merger, is learning to walk again at the Montpelier Medical School in France. The six-country team of surgeons, doctors and engineers responsible for the treatment received funding from the European Commission. […]

A paraplegic man has stood up and walked for the first time with the help of implanted electrodes in his spine. The patient, Marc Merger, is learning to walk again at the Montpelier Medical School in France. The six-country team of surgeons, doctors and engineers responsible for the treatment received funding from the European Commission.

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