Thursday, July 29, 2021

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Information on Spinal Cord Injury Research, Treatments, Medicines and Quality of Life

5 Spasticity Triggers to Avoid

Learning what they are—and lowering your exposure to them—can make your life easier. If you or a loved one have suffered a stroke, a brain...
Cross-section of axolotl spinal cord

How stem cells synchronize to repair the spinal cord in axolotls

Few animals can regenerate their spinal cord after an injury. The axolotl, a salamander endemic to Mexico, can mobilise stem cells in its spinal...

The Miami Project Research Video Library

The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis now offers a video library with access to our updated lectures recorded throughout the academic season. As part...

Health Maintenance Toolkit: A guide for people with a Spinal Cord Injury

icare, together with Royal Rehab and the John Walsh Centre for Rehabilitation Research, is proud to share the Health Maintenance Toolkit. The toolkit is a...

Look to Speak helps people communicate with their eyes

https://youtu.be/c3oNaq2Cugs Richard Cave has been a speech and language therapist for more than 10 years. Throughout my career, I’ve specialized in working with people living with...
Pregnancy In A Wheelchair

Pregnancy In A Wheelchair: Women Share Their Experiences & Advice

These mothers wish to share their experiences with the world to increase awareness and to encourage the hearts of other women. What is it like...

The Best Wheelchair Vans for People Living with Spinal Cord Injuries

Purchasing a vehicle, whether brand new or gently used, is something that most people will do within their lifetime. Usually this involves some research,...

What happens in the spinal cord after injury?

https://youtu.be/87YphhN_HD8 In this video, Dr Mike explains what happens to the spinal cord after injury. He divides injury into primary and secondary phases, highlighting the cellular...

Classifying Spinal Cord Injuries using ASIA Scoring

https://youtu.be/LErgPVcgHW0 In this video, I explain the basis of spinal cord assessment using the ASIA scoring system and work through and example of how to...

A Primary Care Provider’s Guide to Autonomic Dysfunction Following Spinal Cord Injury

Spinal cord injury (SCI) disrupts the crucial “crosstalk” between the spinal autonomic nervous system and supraspinal control centers. Therefore, SCI may result not only...