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Yearly Archives: 2003

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...

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...

Average yearly expenses?

Average Yearly Expenses Severity of Injury First Year Each Subsequent Year High Quad(C1-C4) $572,178 $102,491 Low Quad(C5-C8) $369,488 $41,983 Paraplegia $209,074 $21,274 Incomplete any Level $168,627 $11,817 These figures do not include any indirect costs such as losses in...

How Nerve Cells Grow

FRIDAY, July 25 (HealthDayNews) -- Researchers at Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions have identified a protein that promotes the growth of tentacle-like axons on nerve...

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...