Wednesday, December 7, 2022

Improved understanding of early spinal cord development paves the way for new treatments

Researchers at the University of Wisconsin–Madison are developing the means to turn stem cells into a wide range of specific types of spinal cord...

How Spinal Cord Injuries Can Impact Bladder Function

Most people know that a spinal cord injury can impact mobility and movement, but did you know that it can also affect bladder function?...

Bowel Management After Spinal Cord Injury

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JXLYrPhtYgw Many people with a spinal cord injury experience some type of bowel dysfunction, which can have a wide variety of health and well-being consequences....

A congressman wasn’t allowed on a flight — because of his wheelchair

Wheelchairs powered by lithium-ion batteries are growing in popularity, but airline workers have mistakenly prevented some passengers, including Rep. Jim Langevin, from boarding planes When...

AbleOutdoors.net

Able Outdoors' mission is to show the world what we can do in the outdoors, to bring the entire adaptive equipment field into one...

Finding Meaning and Joy After Spinal Cord Injury

Preethi Srinivasan was an 18-year-old with a bright future in sports and academics. A state-level medalist in swimming, she was also a proficient cricket...

Bringing effective treatments to people with spinal cord injury: Meet Dr. Wise Young

Meet our sixth disruptor Dr. Wise Young. He and his team have embarked on a nearly impossible mission to cure spinal cord injuries. With...

Untapped potential of stem cells could aid repair of spinal cord damage

Scientists at the Francis Crick Institute have identified a group of latent stem cells that respond to injury in the central nervous system of...

Spinal Cord Injury Information

Spinal Cord Injury Videos

Spinal Cord Injury Answers