A paralyzed Virginia woman traveled half way around the world for a stem-cell transplantation in hopes of walking again.
Immediately after the stem-cell surgery in South Korea, Michelle had feeling in her legs and a week later could move her feet.
Michelle Farrar is still amazed at how seven days after an experimental umbilical cord blood stem cell transplant in South Korea. She could moved her feet for the first time since being paralyzed in a car accident.
Although Michelle cannot still move her feet on demand, she still reports progress. She can do sit up crunches, and can use the bathroom unassisted. She is definitely having sensation and feelings below her knees.
South Korean doctors told Michelle it would take time for the stem cells to work.Link [www.wjla.com/news/stories/0406/317390.html]