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Daily Archives: March 24, 2006

Cooling Device Used To Help Spinal Cord Injuries

MIAMI, Fla. -- Spinal cord injuries are very difficult to treat and many times, the damage is permanent. However, a new device helps the spine heal by cooling it down. When police Officer Manuel Gomez...

Virtual reality helps spinal cord patients gain confidence

Spinal injury patient Bob Jones may be paralyzed and in a wheelchair, but he won't sit still for long. He uses virtual reality technology to help him with his injury. "This gives you an idea...

Illinois woman undergoes experimental stem-cell surgery in Portugal

Within weeks of experimental stem-cell surgery Oct. 29 in Portugal, Jacki Rabon - paralyzed from the waist down after an auto accident two years ago - was standing and walking in Detroit. But metal braces...