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Monthly Archives: December 2008

Spinal Cord Injury- Is the Cure in China?

http://vimeo.com/2559414 "Spinal Cord Injury: Is the Cure in China?" Dr. Wise Young talks about his experience visiting over 100 hospitals in China and beginning the Spinal Cord Injury Network of China and the future of spinal...

Signatures for Spinal Cord Research

Global Petition in support of Spinal Cord Research The launch of a global petition in support of spinal cord research took place yesterday. Signatures for Spinal Cord Research is a compelling appeal to all spinal...

13 Days of Caring: Spinal Cord Injury Association

On a snow day in March of 1999, life suddenly changed for Debbie Burke. The sixth-grade teacher took her kids sledding at Ottawa Park and took a major hit. The sled "went down the...

Nose for a cure: Could the key to helping spine injury victims walk be...

Stem cells taken from the nose could help spinal injury victims regain movement, new research suggests. Tests on paralysed rats showed they were able to move their hind legs just six weeks after being injected...

Spinal Cord Injuries and Taxi Service in New York

When you suffer from a spinal cord injury it doesn't mean that you have to stay at home all the time or be dependent on someone else to take you where you need to...

Life Rolls On Foundation 2009 PSA – Paraplegic Ricky James Does Backflip on Motocross...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UrbauvOB2I0 Life Rolls On Foundation's second Public Service Announcement (PSA). World debut during the 2008 Ford Ironman World Championship coverage on NBC Sports on December 12, 2008. Paraplegic and beneficiary of Life Rolls On programs, Ricky...

Satisfaction with technological equipment in individuals with tetraplegia following spinal cord injury

OBJECTIVE: To measure the acquisition, use and satisfaction with high technology equipment by spinal cord injured tetraplegic subjects. DESIGN AND SETTING: A questionnaire was mailed to 102 tetraplegic subjects who were hospitalised in the...

Local doctor recovers from spinal cord injury

For decades, he treated patients in the Roanoke Valley as an orthopedic surgeon, but a bicycle accident flipped the script. In an instant, Dr. Bertram Spetzler was paralyzed, and he went from being...

Optimism triumphs over the bleakness

KIM RUSSELL, 46, has lived more than half her life with a spinal cord injury. She thinks the words "false" and "hope" don't belong in the same sentence: "You've got to have hope that...

A spine-tingling new frontier

One Sydney scientist likens it to the lunar mission; a potentially great but risky step forward. For some people with spinal cord injury - 15,000 in Australia, increasing by one a day - there...