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Healing Spinal Cord Injuries

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    Affiliation: Freelance Science Writer, Fairfield, California, United States of America

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  • Published: June 22, 2010
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.1000400

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Good point

Posted by unclewilf on 30 Jun 2010 at 15:41 GMT

ry. This makes disabilities from spinal cord damage permanent, with the severity depending on the location of the cord injury. Neck injuries can paralyze the torso and limbs, while lower back injuries can i
http://plosbiology.org/article/info:doi/10.1371/journal.pbio.1000400#article1.body1.sec1.p1

This is the right idea

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