A novel surgical technique that connects functioning nerves with injured nerves helps restore function to paralyzed muscles. Following surgery, 13 young adults with tetraplegia now have restored hand and elbow function, allowing them to feed themselves, hold a drink and write.
Researchers report epidural stimulation helped two people with quadriplegia to improve voluntary hand movements.
Quadriplegics have a heightened risk of central sleep apnea, a new study reports.
Georgia Tech researchers have created a wireless, musical glove that may improve sensation and motor skills for people with paralyzing spinal cord injury (SCI).