'Rewiring Nerves' Reverses Hand and Arm Paralysis

'Rewiring Nerves' Reverses Hand and Arm Paralysis
Vicki L Baker via AP

Nerves inside paralysed people's bodies have been "rewired" to give movement to their arms and hands, say Australian surgeons.

Patients can now feed themselves, put on make-up, turn a key, handle money and type at a computer.

Paul Robinson, 36 from Brisbane, said the innovative surgery had given him independence he had never imagined.

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