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Experiment allows paralyzed men to have sex again

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Huh, I did not know that most paralyzed men would choose having sex and controlling their bladder/bowels above walking again!

Makes sense now that you mention it.

Very interesting that a spinal stimulator (I'm more familiar with it's use for intractable back pain), would also have this effect.

They do implants for back pain?

No, it wasn't Viagra -- doctors had previously prescribed the pill in huge doses, but all he got was a big headache. What gave Stephenson his groove back was an electrical stimulator surgically implanted in his spine as part of a study on paralysis.

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