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Monthly Archives: October 2003

Cell transplants help reverse paralysis

Patients are feeling a sensation of hope Robert Smith, 46, of Harrison Township underwent a Chinese procedure to help him regain movement. The first American spinal...

CRAIG FRONT-RUNNER FOR STEM CELL WORK

Craig Hospital in Englewood may become the first place in the world to transplant human stem cells into paralyzed patients in hopes of helping...

Paralysed girl’s ‘miracle’ steps

A teenager who was paralysed from the neck down in a car accident has taken her first steps - despite being told she would...

New Driving Technology for People with SCI

The UW Department of Rehabilitation Medicine recently acquired a new full-size van for its Driving Rehabilitation Program that is equipped with adaptive technology advanced...

New Findings in Pressure Ulcer Prevention and Treatment

Pressure ulcers are a common, debilitating, and costly complication of SCI, often requiring long periods of immobility, hospitalization, and/or surgery. Patients with SCI are...

Prevention of Urinary Tract Infection in Persons with SCI

Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) is the most frequent medical complication during initial medical Rehabilitation after SCI, and continues to be a common cause of...

Spasticity Evaluation System

The Spasticity Evaluation System is based on an electromechanical method of eliciting and measuring spasticity at the ankle. The system has been used to...

The Neurogenic Bowel After SCI

The digestive tract is essentially a long tube that begins at the lips and ends at the anus. After food is swallowed, it moves...

Post-Traumatic Syringomyelia

The Norman and Sadie Lee Research Centre, Division of Neurobiology, National Institute for Medical Research, Medical Research Council, London NW7 1AA, United Kingdom Precisely localized...

Upper Limb Recovery in Tetraplegia

Recovery of some upper limb function is common following a Cervical spinal cord injury. Patients with initial C4-level Tetraplegia often regain C5 muscle function,...