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One of the worst traumas imaginable is to suffer a spinal cord injury and to be left with either paraplegia or even worse quadriplegia. In Australia alone, there are over 12,000 people with spinal cord injuries with 400 new cases per year. Of these, 15% are complete quadriplegics and 20% complete paraplegics. The typical causes are some form of motor vehicle or motorbike accidents or through the...

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