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

The ‘sport’ of bioengineering

Yes, it is a picture of the Olympic rings, but the rings themselves are constructed out of living nerve cells. This biological version of the...

Dip-Stick Testing for Urinary Tract Infections

Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are a common problem for persons with spinal cord injury. Signs and symptoms of UTI may include cloudy urine, increased...

Tube ‘could repair’ spinal injuries

Doctors trying to find a way to repair devastating spinal injuries have used a plastic tube implant to restore some movement in rats. However, experts...

Thank Goodness for Friends

The Beatles song "I Get By With a Little Help From My Friends" could be my theme song. Literally. I need a lot of...

Life Satisfaction Among Persons with Spinal Cord Injuries

Every year, approximately 10,000 persons in the United States, typically young adults (New Mobility, 1996), seriously injure their spinal cords and become permanently paralyzed....

Exacerbating cervical spine injury by applying a hard collar.

Neck immobilisation is vital in patients with suspected Cervical spine injuries and generally involves applying a hard cervical collar--usually by ambulance crew, nurses, or...

TYPES OF SPINAL INJURY

Traumatic spinal cord injuries are associated with skeletal and ligamentous as well as intraspinal pathology. The most common Cervical level for spinal cord...

Sexual problems of disabled patients

ABC of sexual health Almost 4% of the UK population have some form of physical, sensory, or intellectual Impairment--almost 2.5 million people. Many of these...

A Comparison Between People with Spinal Cord Injuries

Spinal cord injury (SCI) is a severe traumatic Disability that occurs suddenly and affects both sensory and Motor functions. According to the National Spinal...

To Walk Again or Not Walk Again

I was listening to a tape on the Internet at Greg Smith's On-A-Roll Talk Radio on Life and Disability (excellent site by the way)....