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  Daughter paralyzed from dad’s accident: ‘I’m lucky’

Neurostimulation enables paralyzed teen to walk

  A rare spinal cord injury left 18-year-old surfer Kristen Adlhoch paralyzed, but thanks to special neurostimulation braces, she is walking again.

Gymnast walks just days after major spinal injury

  Eying a spot in Cirque de Soleil, 20-year-old Jorge Valdes was practicing a double flip routine when he landed directly on his head, dislocating two vertebrae and injuring his spine, leaving him unable to walk. Jorge, along with his neurosurgeon, Dr. Steven Vanni, join TODAY’s Lester Holt to discuss

Frog may teach humans how to regrow limbs

People with severed limbs, spinal cord injuries and other traumatic wounds may someday be able to regrow lost nerves and tissue with the help of sodium, a new study suggests. Full story

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