Spinal Implant Helps Paraplegics Regain Some Functions

April 11, 2014 04:02 PM
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Severe spinal cord injuries usually lead to total loss of control of lower extremities, as well as bladder, bowel and sexual functions. But scientists at the University of Louisville, Kentucky, say an implanted electrical device is helping the patients regain at least some of that control. VOA's George Putic reports.