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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.
Gene therapy tackles hereditary spastic paraplegia

Gene therapy tackles hereditary spastic paraplegia

Helping to heal complications from spinal cord injury

Helping to heal complications from spinal cord injury

New research may lead to new treatments for spinal cord injury and multiple sclerosis

New research may lead to new treatments for spinal cord injury and multiple sclerosis

Using a combination of therapies and cell grafts could help treat patients with chronic spinal cord injuries

Using a combination of therapies and cell grafts could help treat patients with chronic spinal cord injuries

New hereditary spastic paraplegia research

New hereditary spastic paraplegia research