Has the future of spinal cord injury treatment arrived? On this episode, I sit down with Drs. Gregoire Courtine and Jocelyne Bloch to discuss their recently published and highly publicized paper on restoring motor function after paralysis. They briefly dive into their protocol, their approach to Epi-Stim, and their answer to the magic wand question.
This episode’s points of interest cover:
- A brief overview of the recent paper published by Drs. Courtine and Bloch
- How Drs. Courtine and Bloch designed their protocol to strengthen residual pathways
- What Dr. Courtine wished he knew 20 years ago
- Dr. Bloch’s training and evolution as a neurosurgeon
- Dr. Courtine breaks down his approach to Epi-Stim
- Drs. Courtine and Bloch answer the magic wand question
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Maxwell Boakye, MD, MPH
Clinical Director, KSCIRC