Stimulator bypasses spine injury, helps patient move hands -- REHACARE Trade Fair

Stimulator bypasses spine injury, helps patient move hands

11/01/2017

Photo: Brian Gomez works on building his arm strength; Copyright: Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center

After being paralyzed in an accident in 2011, Gomez became one of the first patients in the world to have an experimental stimulator implanted near the damaged area of his spine in an effort to help him regain partial use of his hands; © Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center