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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.
Intraoperative monitoring of spinal cord may help prevent paralysis

Intraoperative monitoring of spinal cord may help prevent paralysis

Neuralstem announces registered direct placement of 5,200,000 shares of common stock

Neuralstem announces registered direct placement of 5,200,000 shares of common stock

Kessler scientists monitor Ekso device in six patients with traumatic SCI

Kessler scientists monitor Ekso device in six patients with traumatic SCI

Neuralstem initiates spinal cord neural stem cell trial in ALS

Neuralstem initiates spinal cord neural stem cell trial in ALS

FDA approves intraspinal injections in spinal cord stem cell ALS trial

FDA approves intraspinal injections in spinal cord stem cell ALS trial

Researchers identify unusual genomic architecture linked with very severe forms of disease

Researchers identify unusual genomic architecture linked with very severe forms of disease

DryDiapersPlus joins Unique Wellness and BIOTX to provide incontinence products

DryDiapersPlus joins Unique Wellness and BIOTX to provide incontinence products

Simvastatin may reduce spinal cord damage from ischemia/reperfusion injury

Simvastatin may reduce spinal cord damage from ischemia/reperfusion injury

Neuralstem receives U.S. patent allowance for three new neurogenic compounds

Neuralstem receives U.S. patent allowance for three new neurogenic compounds

Scientists probe 'atlastin,' a protein linked to hereditary spastic paraplegia

Scientists probe 'atlastin,' a protein linked to hereditary spastic paraplegia

SPI and Neuralstem sign licensing agreement for major depression drug, NSI-189

SPI and Neuralstem sign licensing agreement for major depression drug, NSI-189

Relay stent-graft safe and effective for patients with aortic dissections

Relay stent-graft safe and effective for patients with aortic dissections

Neuralstem signs MoU with BaYi Brain Hospital for ischemic stroke program in China

Neuralstem signs MoU with BaYi Brain Hospital for ischemic stroke program in China

Neuralstem to present HSSC Phase I trial data in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis at AAN meeting

Neuralstem to present HSSC Phase I trial data in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis at AAN meeting

Researchers investigate why immune system is blunted after spinal cord injury

Researchers investigate why immune system is blunted after spinal cord injury

Neuralstem announces initiation of NSI-189 Phase Ia trial for major depressive disorder

Neuralstem announces initiation of NSI-189 Phase Ia trial for major depressive disorder

Tip sheets provide details on hip and knee fracture treatment

Tip sheets provide details on hip and knee fracture treatment

Role of hybrid Brain Computer Interface in people with paraplegia

Role of hybrid Brain Computer Interface in people with paraplegia

Neuralstem updates progress of ongoing clinical trial of spinal cord stem cells in treatment of ALS

Neuralstem updates progress of ongoing clinical trial of spinal cord stem cells in treatment of ALS

FDA grants Neuralstem orphan drug designation for treatment of ALS with spinal cord stem cells

FDA grants Neuralstem orphan drug designation for treatment of ALS with spinal cord stem cells