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Paraplegia is an impairment in motor or sensory function of the lower extremities. It is usually the result of spinal cord injury or a congenital condition such as spina bifida which affects the neural elements of the spinal canal.
Invitae announces dramatic expansion of genetic testing menu

Invitae announces dramatic expansion of genetic testing menu

Novel brain-computer interface technology allows paralyzed man to walk

Novel brain-computer interface technology allows paralyzed man to walk

Mesenchymal stem cell exosomes offer hope in healing chronic wounds

Mesenchymal stem cell exosomes offer hope in healing chronic wounds

UAB researchers find therapeutic target for treatment of acute spinal cord injuries

UAB researchers find therapeutic target for treatment of acute spinal cord injuries

Project Spark to advance neuroprotective drug for schizophrenia-associated cognitive impairment

Project Spark to advance neuroprotective drug for schizophrenia-associated cognitive impairment

Electrical stimulation technology can help SCI patients regain bladder control

Electrical stimulation technology can help SCI patients regain bladder control

TSRI study points way to potential therapies for hereditary spastic paraplegia

TSRI study points way to potential therapies for hereditary spastic paraplegia

Researchers develop artificial connection from brain to legs by bypassing with computer interface

Researchers develop artificial connection from brain to legs by bypassing with computer interface

FDA clears ReWalk wearable robotic exoskeleton for home usage

FDA clears ReWalk wearable robotic exoskeleton for home usage

FDA approves marketing of first motorized device for patients with spinal cord injuries

FDA approves marketing of first motorized device for patients with spinal cord injuries

HAL robot suit helps paraplegics

HAL robot suit helps paraplegics

New potential treatment for paraplegic patients

New potential treatment for paraplegic patients

Study shows spinal stimulation therapy may have potential to change prognosis of people with paralysis

Study shows spinal stimulation therapy may have potential to change prognosis of people with paralysis

UC San Diego researchers uncover causes for hereditary spastic paraplegia

UC San Diego researchers uncover causes for hereditary spastic paraplegia

ARGO Medical partners with YASKAWA for global expansion of ReWalk exoskeleton device

ARGO Medical partners with YASKAWA for global expansion of ReWalk exoskeleton device

Journal of Spinal Cord Medicine's July issue focuses on assistive technology for spinal cord injury

Journal of Spinal Cord Medicine's July issue focuses on assistive technology for spinal cord injury

ARGO launches ReWalk Rehabilitation 2.0 system

ARGO launches ReWalk Rehabilitation 2.0 system

Bionic devices: an interview with Dr Rylie Green

Bionic devices: an interview with Dr Rylie Green

University of Tübingen heads Neuromics consortium

University of Tübingen heads Neuromics consortium

Powered exoskeleton provides more independence to people with severe spinal cord injuries

Powered exoskeleton provides more independence to people with severe spinal cord injuries