Friday, April 3, 2020

Tongo – Tongue Based Operating System

https://youtu.be/CvdbkO_E2AY A new invention turns the tongue into a digital operating system, and can change the lives of millions of people with disabilities around the...

Medical student’s journey inspires UB community

Farzana Ali learned many important skills throughout her four years as a medical student in the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences. But...

Quadriplegic man cycles 250 miles across Kenya steering with his chin

A QUADRIPLEGIC man has cycled 250 miles across Kenya using a motorised quad bike — that he steered by using his chin. Inspirational Andy Walker...

Scientists find a new way to regrow nerves in spinal injuries

In experiments on rats with spinal cord injuries, the rodents improved their walking ability following treatment. Researchers have demonstrated a novel method that might regrow...

Researchers Develop New Coating To Reduce Pain And Risk Of Infection For Catheter Users

Researchers from the School of Pharmacy at Queen’s have developed a new antimicrobial coating which can be applied to urinary catheters and other medical...

Research Identifies a Protein for Tissue Repair After the Spinal Cord Injury

Recently researchers discovered an axon guidance protein known as Plexin B2 in the central nervous system (CNS). During the spinal cord injury, this protein...

Increasing Energy Supply in Injured Spinal Cord Nerves May Help Promote Axon Regrowth

Scientists at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Indiana University School of Medicine report that increasing energy supply within injured spinal cord...

UBCO professor simplifies exercise advice for spinal cord injury

Researchers take the guesswork out of exercising effectively A team of researchers has developed an online platform of tried and true resources to help people...

Spinal Cord Injury News

Tongo – Tongue Based Operating System

https://youtu.be/CvdbkO_E2AY A new invention turns the tongue into a digital operating system, and can change the lives of millions of people with disabilities around the world. Hear the real life, inspiring stories of Sefi and Ohad, and join Tongo in creating a new world of possibilities: http://tongo.tech

Medical student’s journey inspires UB community

Farzana Ali learned many important skills throughout her four years as a medical student in the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences. But to the many people who came in contact with her along the way, it was she who was teaching valuable lessons — in patience and perseverance. Ali first dreamed of becoming...

Quadriplegic man cycles 250 miles across Kenya steering with his chin

A QUADRIPLEGIC man has cycled 250 miles across Kenya using a motorised quad bike — that he steered by using his chin. Inspirational Andy Walker MBE, who was paralysed in a diving accident in 2006, took on the monstrous trek through Rift Valley to Lake Victoria as part of a charity cycle challenge. He completed the...

Scientists find a new way to regrow nerves in spinal injuries

In experiments on rats with spinal cord injuries, the rodents improved their walking ability following treatment. Researchers have demonstrated a novel method that might regrow nerve cells at the site of spinal injuries. Writing in the Journal of Neuroscience, scientists at the University of Aberdeen in Scotland delivered a treatment of hydrogel to rat nerve cells...

Researchers Develop New Coating To Reduce Pain And Risk Of Infection For Catheter Users

Researchers from the School of Pharmacy at Queen’s have developed a new antimicrobial coating which can be applied to urinary catheters and other medical devices to significantly reduce pain and lower the risk of infection. The unique coating has the potential to greatly improve the quality of life for the millions of catheter users worldwide. Created...

Spinal Cord Injury Information

Exercise after Spinal Cord Injury

https://youtu.be/AoQ1UGn22sk Exercise after Spinal Cord Injury: Why Do It? Exercising after a spinal cord injury (SCI) is just as important as it is for able-bodied people....

What is Autonomic Dysreflexia and how does it affect spinal cord injury?

https://youtu.be/kJ7QEVqYqLc This is an informative video about Autonomic Dysreflexia (AD) which is a condition that affects anyone who has a spinal cord injury T6...

Helpful tools for cooking when you have a spinal cord injury

https://youtu.be/4nKUTlxH6gc This video shows two people with cervical spinal cord injuries preparing a complex meal using adaptive tools along with regular kitchen items that make...

Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation to Partner with Craig Hospital for New Video Series

SHORT HILLS, N.J., Nov. 1, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation has partnered with Craig Hospital to introduce a new health...

Spinal Cord Injury Videos

Tongo – Tongue Based Operating System

https://youtu.be/CvdbkO_E2AY A new invention turns the tongue into a digital operating system, and can change the lives of millions of people with disabilities around the...

Quadriplegic man cycles 250 miles across Kenya steering with his chin

A QUADRIPLEGIC man has cycled 250 miles across Kenya using a motorised quad bike — that he steered by using his chin. Inspirational Andy Walker...

Exercise after Spinal Cord Injury

https://youtu.be/AoQ1UGn22sk Exercise after Spinal Cord Injury: Why Do It? Exercising after a spinal cord injury (SCI) is just as important as it is for able-bodied people....

Quadriplegics Answer Web’s Most Searched Questions on Paralysis

https://youtu.be/ibGe2ehnhWA Jenny and Abby answer some of the webs most asked questions for people living with paralysis (specifically quadriplegia)! With years of experience, they answer...

Spinal Cord Injury Answers

What is Autonomic Dysreflexia and how does it affect spinal cord injury?

https://youtu.be/kJ7QEVqYqLc This is an informative video about Autonomic Dysreflexia (AD) which is a condition that affects anyone who has a spinal cord injury T6...

Can an Active Lifestyle Improve Recovery After a Spinal Cord Injury?

Permanent neurological impairments can occur after spinal cord injury (SCI) due to the failure of the spinal cord motor and sensory axons to regenerate. This...

Quadriplegics Answer Web’s Most Searched Questions on Paralysis

https://youtu.be/ibGe2ehnhWA Jenny and Abby answer some of the webs most asked questions for people living with paralysis (specifically quadriplegia)! With years of experience, they answer...

How can employers support workers with spinal injuries?

There has been slow progress in getting more disabled people into work, and those with spinal cord injuries have a particularly low employment rate....
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