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Hi all. I see new treatment for spinal injury, a method of allowing the brain to move limbs. Optimistically this may help people with ms. 

 

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Peter

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Do you mean this new treatment?

 

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Researchers implanted electrodes in the lower backs of five patients, all of whom regained some movement

 

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Researchers find success at restoring movement to paralyzed legs, giving hope to people with paraplegia.

 


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(belated DX in June '05, SPMS)

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Hi marina. Yes I do maybe it will help mssers too but whatever it is very good news for spinal injury patients

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Peter

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