People with spinal cord injuries get fit with electrical stimulation rower

This is an inspiring story from the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) web site.

Electrical stimulation enables paralyzed rowers use their legs on the Concept II erg. This permits proper muscle growth in the legs. This has important benefits beyond the cosmetics - lower body muscles support the venous system enhancing return blood flow to the heart. Improved return means increased filling pressures which aid heart function.