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Monthly Archives: August 2007

Road to Recovery

One warm summer evening, Tamara Mena-Perez lay in her bed gazing at a row of medication bottles on her dresser. She started getting angry. It had been nearly a year after the car accident that...

Warrick Holdman out for 3 months with spinal cord injury

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — Denver Broncos linebacker Warrick Holdman has been advised by doctors not to play football for three months after suffering a spinal cord concussion in a collision with a teammate last week. Holdman...

Wheels turn as Allore reiterates vow to walk again

Ken Allore has never given up hope that one day he will walk again. Allore is determined to do what he can to make that day happen as soon as possible. Allore's story is well...

Stem Cell Scientist Sets Record Straight on Spinal Cord Injury Trials

There's been lots of confusion and some mischaracterizations about when the first embryonic stem cell clinical trial might take place and what it might treat. Spinal cord injury has been a leading candidate. Hans...

RRTC Web Cast on Pain and Spinal Cord Injury -Monday August 13

The Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Spinal Cord Injury (RRTC on SCI) for a Web cast on Pain and Spinal Cord Injury (SCI). The RRTC on SCI is a program of the National...

Injury gives athlete opportunities

Most people might not say a spinal cord injury is a positive event in their lives. Brian Sheridan does. A life-long athlete who had hoped to play football at Central Michigan University, Sheridan was 18...

Fundraiser today for local girl with spinal injury

A fundraiser car wash will be held today at the Lemoore Kmart to help raise money for a 19-year-old local resident who received major injuries to her neck and spinal cord while driving through...

A Step Forward In Understanding Tissue Damage After Spinal Cord Injury

Acute spinal cord injury can damage spinal cord tissue and result in loss of functions such as mobility or feeling. In a study appearing online on July 26 in advance of publication in the August...

Terry Using Environmental Control

Terry uses an Environmental Control system to control equipment in his home to enable him to be as independent as possible.