TITLE

New device enables some paraplegics to take steps

PUB. DATE
July 1994
SOURCE
FDA Consumer;Jul/Aug94, Vol. 28 Issue 6, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Informs on Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of the Parastep I System, which may allow some paraplegics to stand and take steps for the first time using a walker. Electrical neuromuscular stimulators; Patients who should not use this device.
ACCESSION #
9407017677

 

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