Tag Archives: Implant

Severely Disabled People Control Tablet Computer via Brain Implant

November 26th, 2018 Editors Neurology, Neurosurgery, Rehab A team of researchers in the U.S. has given three quadriplegic people the ability to use an off-the-shelf tablet computer with impressive ease. The researchers used a BrainGate2 neural interface that relies on an intracortical electrode array implant to allow direct communication between the brain and the tablet.… Read More »

Medical News Today: Paralysis breakthrough: Electrical implant helps man walk again

A recent case study could overturn existing beliefs about certain paralysis types. An approach combining spinal chord stimulation and physical therapy has now helped a man living for years with lower-body paralysis to stand and walk. An electrode implant has helped a man regain mobility and may change the way we understand paralysis. Paraplegia is… Read More »