Contact: Margot Kern
NIH/National Institute of Biomedical Imaging & Bioengineering
Caption: Kent Stephenson, the second person to undergo epidural stimulation of the spinal cord, voluntarily raises his leg while stimulated at the Human Locomotion Research Center laboratory, a part of the University of Louisville's Kentucky Spinal Cord Injury Research Center, Frazier Rehab Institute, Louisville, Kentucky.
Credit: Photo courtesy of the University of Louisville
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