The disease is thought to be caused by a toxin present in the saliva of the ticks, which feed on human blood.
Currently, the options for treating people with chronic paralysis from the waist down are very limited.
The 23-year-old was paralyzed after falling during an inverted sit-up.
32-year-old was able to move his lower limbs without the use of electrical signals stimulating motor neurons.
The new brain implant could be used to help paralyzed people walk again.
Henry Fraser is paralyzed from the shoulders down, but that hasn't stopped him from painting.