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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...

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...

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...

Comparison of three wheelchair cushions for effectiveness of pressure relief.

This study compared the short-term pressure-relieving ability of the three most commonly prescribed wheelchair cushions (Roho, Jay, Pindot) for a person with SCI....

First-ever guidelines for spinal cord injuries.

How spinal cord injuries (SCI) are managed--especially in the critical early stages--has a profound effect on a patient's outcome. The publication of the first...

Management of the spinal cord injured football player.

TIERNEY AND COLLEAGUES ASSESSED THE EFFECT OF head position and football equipment (helmet and shoulder pads) on cervical spinal cord space in subjects lying...

Laserpuncture is a New Treatment for SCI?

LASERPUNCTURE FOR SPINAL CORD INJURY Laurance Johnston, Ph.D. Laserpuncture is generating much attention in France and other parts of Europe as an alternative medicine treatment...

Rover in Rehab

Therapy dogs work with SCI patients at University of Washington and Harborview Medical Centers Animal lovers know how comforting a pet can be. Health...

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...