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

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 of the University of Miami, The Miami Project to Cure...

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 guide to help people with a spinal cord injury (SCI)...

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 speech and motor impairments, particularly those who are non-verbal and...
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 being pregnant and in a wheelchair? What is labor 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, browsing through vehicle listings online, and possibly even visiting a...

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 and molecular changes that occur in the spinal cord from...

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 assess spinal cord pathology using the ASIA score sheet ...

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 in motor paralysis but also in potentially life-threatening impairments of...

Pregnancy In Women With Spinal Cord Injuries: What To Know

It is important to find a physician who understands your unique situation. Many women with SCI report this being the hardest part. Planning to have children is an important decision that most women will make...

Fertility following spinal cord injury

Information for health professionals Spinal cord injury (SCI) is a devastating neurological condition that can impact on every aspect of the injured person’s life, including their reproductive health and fertility. SCI causes significant disruption to male...