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

Treatment and Cure Research

Summary of Basic Science Research As you can see by the facts detailed above, the problem of CNS response to injury is incredibly complex. No one theory or approach will overcome all of the effects...

The Model Spinal Cord Injury Care Systems

The Model Spinal Cord Injury System program, sponsored by the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR), Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services, US Dept of Education, provides assistance to establish innovative...

Spinal Cord Injury Skin Management

What is the skin? Your skin is much more than an outer surface for the world to see. It protects you from bacteria, dirt and other foreign objects and the ultraviolet rays of the sun,...

Misc Spinal Cord Injury Health Issues

Bladder Dysfunction The bladder muscle, "detruser" and external sphincter are similarly affected. Early drainage occurs with indwelling ("foley") Catheter. When urine volumes are equal to or less than 400 cc per 4 hr., the patient...

Social Security Disability Benefits

When to apply: You should apply as soon as you become disabled. If you apply for Social Security, Disability benefits will not begin until the sixth full month of disability. The Social Security disability waiting...

Urinary Tract Infections (UTI) With Spinal Cord Injuries

What is a urinary tract infection? When bacteria get into your bladder or kidneys and cause you to have symptoms, you have a Urinary Tract Infection (UTI). It is important to know the difference between...

Spinal Cord Injury Facts & Statistics

Think you know the facts about spinal cord injuries?  Here is some information that may surprise you. Who Do Spinal Cord Injuries Affect in the United States? 250,000 Americans are spinal cord injured. 52% of spinal...

Spinal Cord Injury Range Of Motion Exercises

If the joints, muscles, ligaments, and tendons are not exercised they will contract/stiffen which will affect your body in many ways. To keep these parts loose Range of Motion exercises are used. These exercises...

Craig Hospital to launch experimental spine therapy

An experimental therapy that has shown promise for people with spinal cord injuries will soon be available in the metro area. The process, called activated macrophage, has previously only been performed in Israel. That's...

Spinal cord injuries often missed, mismanaged – In House

Despite a growing awareness of the association between automobile accidents and spinal cord injuries, a recent British study shows that nearly one in 10 such injuries is being missed in acute care settings. Poonnoose and...