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Monthly Archives: June 2007

What is Spinal Cord Injury?

Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) is damage to the spinal cord that results in a loss of function such as mobility or feeling. Frequent causes of damage are trauma (car accident, gunshot, falls, etc.)...

Someone to lean on

Living with a spinal cord injury is like riding a roller coaster, said Nathan Walters, who suffered an injury that left him in a wheelchair in February 2006. One of his occupational therapists at...

MRI to predict recovery after spinal cord injury

Spinal Cord Injury and MRI Using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), radiologists can better predict the likelihood of full or partial recovery of patients with acute spinal cord injuries (SCI), according to a study published in...

A full-bodied passion

A quarter-century after being paralyzed, soul man Teddy Pendergrass is celebrating quality of life for all. Teddy Pendergrass is sitting in the Sound of Philadelphia souvenir shop, surrounded by his illustrious past. Gold records hang on...

Scientist’s discovery of role of Aquaporin in spinal injuries recognized with research funding award

Dr. Olivera Nesic-Taylor, an assistant professor in biochemistry and molecular biology at the University of Texas, Galveston, was presented with the Erica Nader Award for 'breakthrough research in spinal cord Regeneration.' "Dr. Nesic-Taylor's work in...