With the flip of a switch, a Wisconsin man’s legs reawaken after years of paralysis. Mayo Clinic researchers combine intense therapy with an electronic stimulator surgically implanted on a patient’s damaged spinal cord.
It took the 911 dispatcher a moment to realize the brother and sister injured in the accident were not in the same car … they had crashed into each other. One was leaving the farm and the other was coming home. Their mom says their survival was nothing short of a miracle.
Jay Smith, M.D., vice chair of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Mayo Clinic describes a clinical trial to evaluate the safety and efficacy of adipose-derived mesenchymal stromal cell injections as a treatment for patients with osteoarthritic knees.