Scientists report that six people with severe spinal cord injuries — three of them completely paralyzed — have regained use of their hands and fingers for the first time in years after undergoing a nonsurgical, noninvasive spinal stimulation procedure the researchers developed.

The nonsurgical technique, developed by a UCLA-led team, allows them to turn doorknobs and open water bottles for the first time in years.

http://newsroom.ucla.edu/releases/noninvasive-spinal-stimulation-method-enables-paralyzed-people-to-regain-use-of-hands-study-finds

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