Adult stem cells help paralyzed woman walk again | Claire Chretien | FEB 9, 2018

Dominguez-Tauer was in a car accident when she was 16. It paralyzed her from the neck down. She underwent an experimental procedure using her own adult stem cells and is now able to walk with the help of a walker.

“The stem cell procedure made my upper body a lot stronger and I can feel my entire body now,” Dominguez-Tauer said in the new video. “It was pretty awesome – it was incredible.”

“I absolutely believe in the power of adult stem cells,” she said.

Since her accident and recovery, Dominguez-Tauer has gotten married, had a baby boy, and started a gym called Beyond the Chair. Beyond the Chair provides long-term assistance for people recovering from spinal cord injuries, traumatic brain injuries, and strokes so that they can “achieve their highest functional outcome.”

The video shows Dominguez-Tauer exercising, standing and moving her legs with assistance, and caring for her son, Joshua Michael. She called him a “blessing” and a “game-changer.”

“Laura rightly rejected the initial gloomy prognosis that could have robbed her of her future had she given up,” said Dr. David Prentice, Vice President and Research Director of CLI. “Adult stem cells have shown validated success in treating the most intractable conditions – not only spinal cord injury, but stroke, autoimmune disease, cancer, and more.” Read more

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