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Monthly Archives: April 2011

Neurogenic bladder overactivity improved with botulinum toxin A injections

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Injections of onabotulinumtoxinA, better known as Botox, significantly reduce urinary incontinence due to neurogenic detrusor overactivity in patients with spinal cord injury or multiple sclerosis, a Canadian team reports. There...

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Why spinal injuries are not what we see on TV

Spinal injuries can certainly be serious, but they don't always have to spell an end to life as we know it THIRTY-ONE years ago Colm Whooley came off his motorbike and broke his back. He...

David Weir: ‘I have never seen myself as disabled’

He won last week's Marathon for a fifth time; now London 2012 is firmly in his sights We have all seen those Q and A interviews where a celebrity is asked who he or she...

Bike Stimulator Helping Patients with Spine Injuries

It looks like a cross between an abdominal exerciser and a stationary bike, but it’s a revolutionary approach to treating patients with spinal cord injuries. Designed and constructed by two graduate students in the University...

Woman survives wreck to give birth to miracle baby

His mother was pregnant with him when she was in a car crash that killed two people and left her paralyzed.

‘Iron Man’-Type Exoskeleton Aids Recovery

A newly developed robotic exoskeleton provides spinal cord injury patients with assistance and resistance to help rebuild muscle function. A year ago, professional motocross racer Randy Childers experienced a crash in Texas that crushed his...

BrainGate gives paralysed the power of mind control

A tiny chip implant is enabling paralysed and injured people to move objects by the power of their thoughts – and, in time, researchers hope it could help them walk again The robotic arm clutched...

New Method May Quantify Response to Spinal Cord Injury

Inflammation after a spinal cord injury is nonresolving, and can be characterized by quantification of lymphocytes using resolution indexes (Ri) and resolution plateaus (Rp), according to an experimental study published online March 22 in...

Spinal-cord injury hasn’t slowed him down

New doctor helps patients, does research Like many working parents of young children, south Charlotte residents Jesse and Michelle Lieberman juggle careers and family time. Jesse, 33, is a physician at Carolinas Rehabilitation and is also...