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Monthly Archives: April 2007

Stingley inspired with way he lived after injury Stingley, who died at age 55,...

The former New England receiver, who died Thursday at age 55, lived life as fully as he could while restricted to his wheelchair after...

Los Angeles Man Working to Beat Comeback Odds After Spinal Cord Injury Leads to...

Newswise — According to the diagnostic scans, Leon Smith would never be able to reach out with his arms, grasp with his hands or...

Hospital tests new surgery

Beaumont procedure could improve bladder control What does it take to import a medical procedure from China to Detroit? In a reversal of the globalization seen...

Rehab Robot Does Heavy Lifting

Over the past few months, the School of Human Kinetics’ Tania Lam has been keeping close company with the Lokomat®, one of only two...

P.A.R.T.Y. program coming to Fort High

FORT FRANCES—The Rainy River District Substance Abuse Prevention Team, along with its partners, participated in a two-day workshop last week...

PTO Agrees To Re-Examine WARF Claims In Stem Cells

As consumer advocates trumpeted their victory, others took a longer view of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office's preliminary Denial of claims in three...

Spinal Cord Injuries Among Geriatrics Has Risen Five Times in Last 30 Years

The number of spinal cord injuries among senior citizens (age 70 and above) has increased five times in the past 30 years, as compared...

Gateway to a Cure founder indicted for mail fraud

The founder of Gateway to a Cure has been indicted on 22 counts of mail fraud by a federal grand jury. Lou Sengheiser is accused...

TREADMILL TRAINING

(Adapted from February 2007 “PN/Paraplegia News” article) Many aggressive Rehabilitation programs have incorporated body-weight-supported (BWS) treadmill training to enhance ambulatory ability after spinal cord...

UF ‘think tank’ seeks the secrets of regeneration

Cut the limb off a starfish, and it will regrow a new one. If a cat pulls the tail off a salamander, within a few...