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Monthly Archives: December 2009

Star athlete’s dreams shattered after bizarre accident

It all happened in a horrifying split second and, three months later, Anthony Lue still can't quite believe it. "I should be dead," he said. Lue's...

American Chopper for Reeve Foundation Sneak Peek

aul Sr. and the crew from Orange County Choppers (OCC) has built a motorcycle for the Reeve Foundation.

Reeve Foundation “bike” being built on American Chopper

The Reeve Foundation is about to be featured on the TLC show American Chopper! Paul Teutul Sr. and the crew from Orange County Choppers...

Lessons we learn from review of urological procedures performed during three decades in a...

Background We review urological procedures performed on a spinal cord injury patient during three decades.Case presentation A 23-year-old male patient sustained T-12 paraplegia in...

Pitt Study Shows Wheelchair Breakdowns Common and Cause Problems for Spinal-Cord Injured Users

PITTSBURGH, – Nearly half of all individuals with spinal cord injury have to repair their wheelchairs in a six-month period due to a breakdown,...

Prevention of pressure ulcers

Experts all agree that it is far easier to prevent bed sore than to treat them. However, easier does not necessarily mean easy. With...

What are the treatment options for pressure ulcers?

Treating pressure ulcers is not easy. If it is an open wound it most likely will not heal rapidly; even when healing does take...

What are the signs and symptoms of pressure ulcers?

A symptom is something the patient feels and reports, while a sign is something other people, such as the doctor detect. For example, pain...

What Are Bed Sores (pressure Ulcers)?

Bed sores, also known as pressure ulcers, pressure sores or decubitus ulcers are skin lesions which can be caused by friction, humidity, temperature, continence,...

Water works on paralysis

MTSU research brings amazing results As miracles go, it's not quite walking on water. But for paralyzed volunteers taking part in an MTSU study, walking...