Implanted neuroprosthesis doubles walking speed in 64-year-old stroke patient

Implanted neuroprosthesis doubles walking speed in 64-year-old stroke patient

stroke patient with limited mobility more than doubled his walking speed, and nearly quadrupled his walking distance, after surgical implantation of a neuroprosthesis that electrically stimulates coordinated muscle movement, according to a report published May 31, 2016 in the American Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation.

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