Recovery of locomotion after spinal cord injury: some facts and mechanisms.

  title={Recovery of locomotion after spinal cord injury: some facts and mechanisms.},
  author={Serge Rossignol and Alain Frigon},
  journal={Annual review of neuroscience},
After spinal cord injury (SCI), various sensorimotor functions can recover, ranging from simple spinal reflexes to more elaborate motor patterns, such as locomotion. Locomotor recovery after complete spinalization (complete SCI) must depend on the presence of spinal circuitry capable of generating the complex sequential activation of various leg muscles. This is achieved by an intrinsic spinal circuitry, termed the central pattern generator (CPG), working in conjunction with sensory feedback… 

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