Incredible "thought control" technology has enabled a spinal injury patient to be able to grasp objects, pour drinks and even play the computer game Guitar Hero.
Ian Burkhart was left paralysed six years ago after breaking his neck when a powerful wave smashed him into a sand bar while he was swimming in the sea.
But now, thanks to new technology, he has regained some finger movement while using a wearable sleeve that sends electrical impulses to his muscles.