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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.
Neuralstem announces treatment of first ALS patient with spinal cord stem cells

Neuralstem announces treatment of first ALS patient with spinal cord stem cells

IRB approves Neuralstem's Phase I trial to treat ALS with spinal cord stem cells

IRB approves Neuralstem's Phase I trial to treat ALS with spinal cord stem cells

Hemicorporectomy effective, and add years and quality of life to survivors

Hemicorporectomy effective, and add years and quality of life to survivors

Neuralstem provides financial and business updates for third-quarter 2009

Neuralstem provides financial and business updates for third-quarter 2009

FDA approves Neuralstem's IND for commencing a stem cell trial to treat Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

FDA approves Neuralstem's IND for commencing a stem cell trial to treat Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

Neuralstem's patent on neural stem cell transplantation approved

Neuralstem's patent on neural stem cell transplantation approved

Possible neurological complications of heart surgery detailed in new report

Possible neurological complications of heart surgery detailed in new report

Neurological complications of heart surgery detailed in research

Neurological complications of heart surgery detailed in research

Epidurals and spinal anesthetics safer than previously reported

Epidurals and spinal anesthetics safer than previously reported

Neuralstem files IND for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis stem cell trial

Neuralstem files IND for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis stem cell trial

Neuralstem enters stem cell collaboration for Huntington's disease in Germany

Neuralstem enters stem cell collaboration for Huntington's disease in Germany

Gene find sheds light on motor neuron diseases like amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

Gene find sheds light on motor neuron diseases like amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

Campaign focuses on hereditary spastic paraplegia

Campaign focuses on hereditary spastic paraplegia

New therapy for chronic spasticity and rigidity

New therapy for chronic spasticity and rigidity

Findings could lead to new therapy for spinal cord injury

Findings could lead to new therapy for spinal cord injury

Scientist's discovery of role of Aquaporin in spinal injuries recognized with research funding award

Scientist's discovery of role of Aquaporin in spinal injuries recognized with research funding award

JRRD releases issue on pain

JRRD releases issue on pain

Human stem cell treatment restores motor function in paralyzed rats

Human stem cell treatment restores motor function in paralyzed rats

A need to assess risks involved with spinal manipulation in children

A need to assess risks involved with spinal manipulation in children

Endovascular repair of thoracic and abdominal aortic diseases as an alternative to open surgery in patients at high surgical risk

Endovascular repair of thoracic and abdominal aortic diseases as an alternative to open surgery in patients at high surgical risk