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Monthly Archives: January 2010

Baylor study doubts neck brace standard

In some cases, device might hurt accident victims Applying a brace to the neck of a trauma patient, standard procedure for many decades, can worsen the injury and lead to severe paralysis or death, according...

Findings offer potential significance to the recovery of walking after spinal cord injury

Researchers at the medical university Karolinska Institutet have created a genetically modified mouse in which certain neurons can be activated by blue light. Shining blue light on brainstems or spinal cords isolated from these...

First U.S. Stem Cells Transplanted into Spinal Cord

ATLANTA, Georgia (CNN) -- For the first time in the United States, stem cells have been directly injected into the spinal cord of a patient, researchers announced Thursday. Doctors injected stem cells from 8-week-old fetal...

Bioness on A Current Affairs News

An electrifying breakthrough that brings real hope to people whove suffered catastrophic injury.

Underwater treadmills provide cutting-edge spinal cord injury rehab

Physical therapist Sandra Stevens first explored the use of underwater treadmills at Middle Tennessee State University with children suffering from cerebral palsy. She hypothesized that the underwater system might also have profound benefits for...

What is a spinal cord injury- Finetech Medical

What is a spinal cord injury? This short clip shows what is meant by a spinal cord injury and explains how this can effect the bladder and bowel.

Dad-of-two was left paralysed after he was knocked off his bicycle

Vince Barton's life will never be the same again. The father-of-two's world was turned upside down when he was hit by a car while cycling to work in an accident that left him unable to...

Paralysed former gymnast insists: I will walk again

A gymnast who was paralysed when a lighting structure fell on her during a party in Qawra is determined that she will walk again. Indeed, stem cell treatment she started in Moscow is already working...

You can help the disabled in Haiti

Over the last couple of days, the Reeve Foundation has focused on supporting relief efforts that are directed at the people of Haiti with existing and newly acquired disabilities. Portlight Strategies and UCP Wheels...

Will Spinal Cord Injuries Fall Through the Cracks in Haiti?

Haiti Needs Spine-Specific Medical Aid, Doctors Say Medical professionals are concerned that one class of injury -- spinal cord trauma -- may not be getting proper response in the aftermath of the earthquake that struck...