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Monthly Archives: April 2005

FAQ’s About Spinal Cord Injuries

Spinal cord injury (SCI) occurs when a traumatic event results in damage to cells within the spinal cord or severs the nerve tracts...

Anatomy of the Spine

The spine is the central support of the body. It provides a framework to support the trunk and rigid protection for the spinal cord....

Spinal Cord Injury Facts & Stats

Since 1988, 45% of all injuries have been complete, 55% incomplete. Complete injuries result in total loss of sensation and function below the injury...

Spinal Cord & Column Information

Spinal Cord & Column The spinal column is separated into 5 specific Functional areas. Cervical / C 1-7 Thoracic / T 1 - 12 Lumbar / L 1...

2005 Us Open to Launch Inaugural Wheelchair Tennis Competition

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., - The USTA today announced that the US Open will hold the first US Open Wheelchair Tennis Competition at the 2005...

Race to Human Stem-Cell Trials

SAN DIEGO -- Several scientists have used embryonic or fetal stem cells to help rodents with spinal cord injuries walk again. The researchers travel...

Hundreds gather to remember a Macon hero, “Big Luke”

The season has long been finished, but the Northeast High School Raiders still huddled Saturday evening in the school's gymnasium. After counting down, the...

Injury tests successful developer

LEXINGTON, Ky. - An overachieving central Kentucky construction developer is now facing the challenge of his life - walking again. Doug Wilburn, 45, president of...

Purdue licenses paralysis treatment to Indiana-based Andara Life Science

Purdue Research Foundation has signed a license agreement with Andara Life Science Inc. The agreement grants the company exclusive commercial rights to a platform...

Panda Goes Under for Ground-Breaking Op on Broken Back

BEIJING (Reuters) - A giant panda has gone under the knife in a ground-breaking two-and-a-half hour operation to fix a broken back, Chinese state...