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Monthly Archives: September 2004

D.C. Jail Stay Ends in Death For Quadriplegic Md. Man

Care Provided by Hospital, Corrections Dept. in Question By Henri E. Cauvin - Washington Post Staff Writer Jonathan Magbie, a 27-year-old Mitchellville man, was sent to...

Le Pismo Dunes Endurance Beach Race

On October 23 and 24, 2004 the Central Coast Motorcycle Association (CCMA) is hosting a special and unique fundraiser motorcycle and ATV race at...

Do therapies have to be applied shortly after injury?

Several experimental therapies are aimed at restoring function in chronic spinal cord injury, when recovery has stabilized a year or more after injury. These...

What ethnic groups have SCI?

A significant trend over time has been observed in the racial distribution of persons in the Model System database. Among persons injured between 1973 and...

What are the levels of Spinal Cord Injury?

There are seven cervical, twelve thoracic, five lumbar, and one sacral vertebrae that make up the spine. The bones get progressively thicker moving...

What is the nerve center at L1? Why can’t anyone with an injury below...

T The part of the spinal cord that is situated at the bony segmental level of L1 contains most of the spinal cord that...

What experimental clinical therapies are available?

Several clinical trials are assessing therapies that are applied within 2 weeks after injury. These include activated macrophages (which may help repair the injured cord),...

What is the annual incidence of SCI?

It is estimated that the annual incidence of spinal cord injury (SCI), not including those who die at the scene of the accident,...

What activities are available for Spinal Cord Injured?

The more you get out there, the more you will learn about your capabilities and limitations. You learn how to make your experiences...

How frequently do persons with SCI return to work?

Motor vehicle crashes rank 1st at 38.5% followed by acts of violence at 24.5%; falls at 21.8%; sports at 7.2% and all others at...