Here are six key updates in the treatment of spinal cord injuries in the past six months:
The Tim and Caroline Reynolds Center for Spinal Stimulation at Kessler Foundation opened in East Hanover, N.J., in January. The facility has more than 50 researchers focusing on spinal stimulation research and restoring function in people with paralysis....
Loa Griesbach’s days revolve around family, work, adventure, fashion, blogging — and her ventilator.
Loa Griesbach has an insane collection of designer boots and spike heels.
All are in mint condition.
No scuffs, no worn tread.
As she shares in her blog: “These boots were NOT made for walking.”
Griesbach, who works at Ventec Life Systems in Bothell,...
Jesse Alberi was out elk hunting 12 years ago when his truck rolled on a hilly dirt road. The accident crushed the cab and left him paralyzed from the waist down.
Later as he lay in a hospital bed facing a future in a wheelchair, Alberi wondered: Who am I if I can’t do the...
In rodent studies, method reduced likelihood of further spinal cord trauma while delivering large doses of potentially reparative stem cells; the approach may have utility for multiple neurodegenerative conditions
Writing in the journal Stem Cells Translational Medicine, an international research team, led by physician-scientists at University of California San Diego School of Medicine, describe...
ST. LOUIS COUNTY — A car wreck in 1983 paralyzed Navy veteran Mike Erbe from the waist down, but he fought to stay positive, stay active. He finished his engineering degree. He got his pilot’s license.
It’s getting harder, though, as he gets older, especially while staring at four hospital walls. A urinary tract infection...
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