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

Managing Pressure Injuries

Managing Pressure Injuries – Free Course on Cortree from SCIO

Pressure injuries are a health concern for many people with spinal cord injuries and other disabilities. As we age, our level of mobility and...
The First 100 Days After a Spinal Cord Injury

The First 100 Days After a Spinal Cord Injury

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mMVsrwz0SO8 Were you or a loved one injured? Do you remember what happened next? Life immediately after a spinal cord injury is hectic and scary. We’re...

Management of Osteoporosis and Fractures Following Spinal Cord Injury

—Spinal cord injury is associated with a dramatic loss of BMD. The subsequent risk of osteoporosis, fractures, and related morbidity and mortality is highly...

Pathophysiology of Spinal Cord Injury

Spinal cord injury (SCI) is a disabling condition that disrupts motor, sensory, and autonomic functions. The lack of effective therapeutic strategies for patients with...
MSKTC-website

Model Systems Knowledge Translation Center (MSKTC)

The MSKTC works closely with researchers in the 18 Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) Model System Centers to develop resources for people living with spinal...

Disability inclusion in esports and gaming can ‘change the makeup of society’

Brisbane's Justin Hua, 28, has always enjoyed playing video games. Like many kids of the 1990s it started with a Game Boy and eventually progressed to...

Apple accessibility video highlights voice control, sound recognition, door detection, and more

A new Apple accessibility video highlights a variety of features designed to offer independence to people with a range of disabilities. Set to the soundtrack...
Assisted Cough

Spinal Cord Injury: Abdominal Thrust Assist (Assisted Cough)

Getting Started A strong cough is important to help clear the lungs of mucus. If you have a weak cough or a lot of mucus,...

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?...

Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Month Experience at Craig Hospital

https://youtu.be/yaR1bVBYHfc Candi Boyd, Craig’s chaplain of 17 years, tried something new during Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Month this year: spending a day in a wheelchair....