NBC: Louisville Researchers Helping Children with Spinal Cord Injuries Walk

This week, researchers at the University of Louisville began using a new therapeutic device for children designed to advance recovery after spinal cord injury and other neurologic disorders. Developed by a team of engineers, neuroscientists and therapists with support from a Helmsley grant, the specialized system is used during an intense form of physical therapy known as locomotor training. 

WAVE 3 News in Louisville reported on the inaugural use of the novel piece of equipment as Evander, a four-year-old boy born with a spinal cord injury caused by a tumor, took his first assisted steps on the new training system.

Watch the full story at wave3.com.