Cleveland researchers develop technology to give spinal cord injury patients use of hands back

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Ground-breaking, life-changing research is happening at MetroHealth Medical Center when it comes to spinal cord injuries and giving people function back. Dr. Kim Anderson is on the team of about two dozen researchers and physicians working on the technology, which is an electrical stimulation device that gets implanted within the body.She herself has one of the implants — one of only five people in the world — giving her use of her hands back more than 30 years after she was paralyzed in a car accident. It allows her do simple tasks like opening a refrigerator door…