Thursday, April 15, 2021

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Answers to frequently asked Questions about Spinal Cord Injury

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 level and above. https://youtu.be/jdZGLOS0t6E **Autonomic Dysreflexia is a very serious condition and...

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 is because the mammalian central nervous system (CNS), unlike in...

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 the questions to the best of our knowledge and wisdom....

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. What can employers do to support them back to work,...

How to cope with your spinal cord injury – 8 tips for newly injured...

https://youtu.be/TiwyvFR9Vdg 8 do's and don't s on how to cope with your new spinal cord injury. Visit Wheels2Walking https://www.wheels2walking.com/

Should I say ‘disabled person’ or ‘person with a disability’?⁠

Recently, an Alberta woman with an obvious physical disability was asked to leave a grocery store and not come back because she could not pack her own groceries quickly enough. According to the report...

Can nanotechnology rewire an injured spinal cord?

According to the World Health Organisation, up to a half-million people around the world suffer a spinal cord injury each year. Often caused by road traffic crashes, accidents or violence, the loss of motor...

Could nose cells treat spinal cord injuries?

Scientists developing robust method to treat spinal cord injuries using nose cells Researchers have designed a new way to grow nose cells in the lab heralding hope for sufferers of spinal cord injuries, including those...

What is life like with a spinal cord injury?

Having a spinal cord injury changes some things forever, but you can still have a full and rewarding life. A saying among people who have a spinal cord injury is, “Before your injury, you...

Question Time with Jai (Spinal Cord Injury)

https://youtu.be/4WUpyYBwrDs Jai’s life nearly ended after a dip in the ocean resulted in a high-level spinal injury. He explains how he's carved out a great life for himself and why he has no use for...