'Rewiring nerves' reverses hand and arm paralysis

  • July 05, 2019

Nerves inside paralysed people's bodies have been "rewired" to give movement to their arms and hands, say Australian surgeons. Patients can now feed themselves, put on make-up, turn a key, handle money and type at a computer.

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World's first 'feeling' bionic hand

  • April 17, 2014

Scientists have developed the first bionic prosthetic hand which allows the patient to feel different textures. This is achieved by implanting electrodes into the nerves which is an exciting development in treating amputees.

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Nerve rewiring helps paralysed man move hand

  • September 17, 2012

A paralysed man has regained limited use of his hand after pioneering surgery to bypass damage to his spinal cord.

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Hand Transplantation in Leeds

  • November 04, 2011

The Hand Surgery department in Leeds is set to become the first place in the UK to perform a hand transplant.

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A new injection treatment for dupuytrens disease

  • October 16, 2011

Xiaflex A new injection treatment for dupuytrens disease has become available. There are currently no long-term results of treatment...

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Dr Steele Magazine

  • January 28, 2010

At home with Dr Steele Magazine !

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