Patient has developed some voluntary muscle control in lower limbs. He is able to stand up with support and take assisted steps. He is able to lock his knee and take steps, and is stronger on the right side than the left. With more physical therapy, we expect to see improvement in this area. Balance and coordination improved moderately. He is also able to stand with support for a longer period of time due to increased strength and stamina. Patient can sit up straighter when epidural stimulation device is switched on and can now sit without back support. Patient is able to take coordinated steps with assistance in foot placement. With physical therapy, muscle mass in thighs has noticeably increased to 3 cm.
Patient has not regained any sensation in these areas. However, patient has received stem cell treatment. Therefore we expect to see results in this area within 3 months.
During physical therapy, patient was able to sweat, evidencing that his sweating ability has improved. There was no noticeable change in bladder and bowel functions.