Scientists implant neuroprosthesis which improves stroke patient’s ability to walk

Scientists implant neuroprosthesis which improves stroke patient’s ability to walk

Scientists based at the Louis Stokes Cleveland Veterans Affairs Medical Center have implanted a neuroprosthetic device that is able to coordinate the activity of the hip, knee and ankle muscles, into a stroke patient with limited mobility. As a result of this, the patient has seen a substantial improvement in both his walking speed and distance.

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