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Monthly Archives: July 2009

Doctors at AIIMS operate on spinal injury, boy walks

New Delhi: A 10-year-old boy from a village in Uttar Pradesh has gained a new lease of life after the doctors at AIIMS operated upon him. Premchand, a victim of a tractor-related accident had suffered...

What is Cervical Myelopathy

Cervical myelopathy is a disorder most commonly seen in the elderly population due to spondylosis with resultant cord compression.1 There are many causes of myelopathy that include trauma, tumors, infection, vascular disease, degenerative conditions...

Spinal Cord Injury Patient Pins Hopes On Stem Cell Therapy

A 34 year old Bangladeshi electronic hardware engineer, resident in the Middle East, who is a paraplegic after tumor surgery, travelled to Bangkok in the hope of regaining some sensation and control. In July 2006...

What I should know about Physical Therapy?

Physiotherapy, also known as physical therapy, is a health related field that strives to enable individuals who were physically injured or whose bodies have degenerated due to aging or disease to function as much...

Andy’s mountain chair challenge

A SEVENOAKS man is tackling Snowdon for charity less than a year after being paralysed in an accident. Andy Adamson, 27, of Chipstead Lane, said he was lying in hospital after a mountain biking accident...

Spinal Cord Injury Job Study

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b7Vlo-xx8fQ In Cleveland, VA is testing a new program to help Spinal Cord Injury veterans find new jobs and refocus their lives. VA researchers are conducting a vocational integration program to try and find ways...

Cord Blood Awareness Month- Understanding Still Low, Despite Medical Advancements

SAN BRUNO, Calif., July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite rapid advances using a child's own cord blood stem cells in regenerative therapies to repair damaged tissue due to injury or disease, most pregnant women today...

Soon, wheelchairs controlled by tongues

WASHINGTON - Scientists have developed a novel headset that makes it possible for a person suffering from spinal cord injury to precisely control a wheelchair or computer using the tongue. The “tongue drive”, being trialled...