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A dream to walk

Published: November 28, 2006

stock_empty_wheelchairBeaverton – Suffering from a spinal cord injury and becoming paralyzed is a devastating and life altering event.

Those once told they might never walk again are proving doctors wrong at a local Rehabilitation center.

Project Walk is a state of the art facility in Beaverton. Trainer J.J. Fowler opened the center in Portland in June from the company’s headquarters in Carlsbad, California. They started the new location to be closer to nine of their clients.

Researchers Discover Treatment for Spinal Cord Injury Pain

Published: November 28, 2006

ST. PAUL, MN — November 28, 2006 — Spinal cord injury patients with moderate to severe nerve pain experienced less pain and in some cases no pain while taking the drug pregabalin, according to a study published in the November 28, 2006, issue of Neurology, the scientific journal of the American Academy of Neurology.

“The findings are promising as spinal cord injury pain is a condition which generally responds poorly to currently available treatments,” said study author Philip J. Siddall, MBBS, PhD, with Royal North Shore Hospital in Sydney, Australia.