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Monthly Archives: September 2004

What are general medical concerns with SCI?

As a person with a disability who uses a wheelchair, you have additional health concerns. For example you must work harder to maintain...

What research is being done?

Research on trauma-related disorders such as SCI focuses on increasing scientific understanding of how changes in molecules, cells, and their complex interactions determine the...

About SCI

Injury to the spinal cord (the nerves that carry most messages from the brain to the body and vice versa) in the neck or...

Do people with SCI die sooner?

Yes, before World War II, most people who sustained SCI died within weeks of their injury due to urinary dysfunction, respiratory infection or...

Mice regrow damaged spinal cord

Scar block encourages nerves in spine to regenerate. Damaged spinal cords in mice have been encouraged to grow back by blocking a scar-causing molecule. The...

Choosing a Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation Hospital

Choosing a Rehabilitation facility for someone who has had a catastrophic injury is one of the most important and difficult decisions you may face....