Wednesday, 10 October 2018

After Years of Paralysis, a Man Walks the Length of a Football Field

After Years of Paralysis, a Man Walks the Length of a Football Field

Jered Chinnock's mantra was “lift the leg, kick the foot out.” The paired actions were all part of a tough, years-long rehabilitation routine the Wisconsin man took on after a snowmobile accident left his lower limbs paralyzed when he was 26 years old. Coupled with the arduous rehab, Chinnock had a device implanted in his lower spine, relaying electrical signals from brain to muscles under battery power.

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