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Monthly Archives: May 2009

Treatment targets spinal cord damage

A car crash more than four years ago damaged Veronica Centrowitz's spine and put her in a wheelchair, where, despite much physical therapy, she remains. But now Centrowitz is taking part in an experimental treatment...

Mother of girl who ran over Bloomington boy order to pay $1M

BLOOMINGTON -- A Bloomington mother convicted of child endangerment for allowing her daughter to drive without a license was ordered to serve one day in jail and pay $1 million in restitution to the...

Team is a ‘Ray’ of inspiration to others

The playing field at the James A. Haley VA Hospital’s Spinal Cord Injury Center in Tampa was truly a field of dreams, April 24, as male and female players in hospital beds, wheelchairs, scooters...

Bone Marrow Stem Cell Co-Transplantation Prevents Embryonic Stem Cell Transplant-Associated Tumors

Transplanted embryonic stem cells are recognized as a potential treatment for patients suffering from the effects of spinal cord injury (SCI). However, in studies using embryonic stem cells transplanted into SCI laboratory animals, a...

Pharmacological Management of Hemodynamic Complications Following Spinal Cord Injury

The damage from primary and secondary insults of spinal cord injury can result in various hemodynamic alterations. It is important to understand the presentation and time course of these changes, in addition to...

Beauty is his business

Francesco Clark was an athletic, 24-year-old fashion assistant at Harper's Bazaar who dreamed of one day becoming editor in chief of GQ magazine. Then he dove into a swimming pool on a June evening in...

Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) Chronic Pain Study

If you experience chronic nerve pain a year or more following a SCI you may be eligibe to participate in a 5-month clinical study sponsored by Pfizer of an investigational medication. The goal...

A journey to walk again One step at a time

Dan Cummings was swimming with friends in a lake when he dove into shallow water. In an instant, his life changed, and at 19 he was diagnosed a quadriplegic. Cummings spent four weeks in...

Keira uses her own fight to inspire others

EVERY Thursday, Keira Procter makes a 60-mile round trip, by car and ferry to visit patients in the spinal injuries unit at the Southern General Hospital in Glasgow. Keira, who lives in Dunoon thinks nothing...

my life and spinal injury by jonathan brough

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uKSRJflx0JQ the results of spinal cord injury