Paralysis

Contact Us: 858-246-0674

Paralysis can result from a disease of the muscle, or from an injury to nerves, the spinal cord, or the brain. It can affect a small or large area, just one side of the body, and can be permanent or temporary.

Our physicians have expertise in restoring movement and function for individuals living with paralysis due to brain, spinal cord injury and nerve disorder. They correct facial nerve disorders, restore function following a stroke, and enhance walking abilities.

Call and schedule an appointment: 858-246-0674

"Paralyzed Limbs Regain Movement with Unique Surgery," KPBS Evening Edition, Feb. 2013

bullet Spinal Cord

Spinal cord injuries often result in severe paralysis that affects the ability to move. Nerve transfers, tendon transfers and spinal cord stimulation are important methods for recovering movement in the limbs after a spinal cord injury.

bullet Brain

Our team specializes in restoring movement in people who have hemiparesis as a result of strokes, brain tumors, birth defects, and head trauma.

bullet Nerve

Using leading-edge surgical techniques, our specialists are able to quickly and accurately treat pain and paralysis resulting from nerve injury and nerve tumors.

 

RESEARCH

Sameer Shah, PhD, conducts basic science research to better understand causes of paralysis and advance new treatments.

Contact Us

Call 858-246-0674

Location

UC San Diego Health System - La Jolla
4510 Executive Drive, Suite 325
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