Kelly Thomas is one of several people with spinal cord injuries who are standing, taking steps and – in her case – walking without help, thanks to an experimental combination therapy. Photo: AP

Revolutionary implant helps paralysed patients walk again

Researchers implanted electrodes in the lower backs of five patients, all of whom regained some movement

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Kelly Thomas is one of several people with spinal cord injuries who are standing, taking steps and – in her case – walking without help, thanks to an experimental combination therapy. Photo: AP
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