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Breakthrough in paralyzed people walking again!

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Have you ever heard of being paralyzed? And did you ever think of the consequences it might have on your life? Well, there’s a big breakthrough that might help a lot of paralyzed people with, literally, their next step.

  1. How did Kelly become paralyzed?
  2. What’s the new information about the spinal cord that helped this breakthrough?
  3. True/False: Kelly is the first paralyzed person in the world to walk again.
  4. True/False: Jeff’s injury isn’t as bad as Kelly’s.
  5. True/False: All paralyzed patients are able to walk again.


If you are interested in more about this topic, read this text and answer the questions below.

  1. What did Zoran Nenadic skip to get to these results?
  2. The text states that the answer to question 1 isn’t new, but what is so special about this?
  3. Describe in your own words what a patient needs to do to walk again using VR.
  4. Why is this technique not yet available for more people?


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