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Monthly Archives: September 2011

Paraplegic guitar builder in tune with his craft

Orders for custom built guitars are backed up these days for Mike Trelenberg, a luthier from 100 Mile House who now makes his home in Kamloops. Noting it's a little overwhelming at times, the 28-year-old...

Commonly used supplement may improve recovery from spinal cord injuries

LEXINGTON, Ky. -- A commonly used supplement is likely to improve outcomes and recovery for individuals who sustain a spinal cord injury (SCI), according to research conducted by University of Kentucky neuroscientists. Sasha Rabchevsky, associate...

Yoga won’t help me walk again. But it has allowed me to ‘feel’ my...

The mention of this ancient exercise system may conjure images incense-filled rooms, but its principles can offer practical benefits to the disabled I have never tried yoga, so I arrived for a class at Triyoga...

What is the potential of Oligodendrocyte Progenitor Cells to successfully treat human spinal cord...

Spinal cord injury is a serious and debilitating condition, affecting millions of people worldwide. Long seen as a permanent injury, recent advances in stem cell research have brought closer the possibility of repairing the...

U.S. Health Care System Doesn’t Meet Needs of Patients With Spinal Cord Injury, Studies...

New research highlights disparities in access for patients and lack of awareness about spinal cord injury by health care providers ANN ARBOR, Mich., Sept. 23, 2011/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Several studies in the current issue of Topics...

Restoring Function After Spinal Cord Injury With Nerve Transplant: The New Frontier

As of yet, scientists and researchers have not been able to completely reverse the damage caused by spinal cord injury, but a core group of experts in this fast-moving field have been making advances...

First Factory-Built “Mobility Vehicle” Rolls off the Production Line

The Vehicle Production Group presents first MV-1 to Marc Buoniconti, President of The Buoniconti Fund to Cure Paralysis MISHAWAKA, Ind., Sept. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- The Vehicle Production Group LLC (VPG) is proud...

Genes repair nerves after injury

SAN DIEGO — Biologists at the University of California, San Diego have identified more than 70 genes that play a role in regenerating nerves after injury, providing biomedical researchers with a valuable set of...

Prof helps spinal injury with stem cell treatment

A procedure to help eliminate the need for major surgery for patients with spinal cord injuries is being developed by a research group that includes two UH engineering professors. The treatment, which involves injecting a...

Peyton Manning’s receiving stem cell therapy thrusts medical procedures back into sports spotlight

Peyton Manning's trip to Europe to receive stem cell therapy on his ailing neck is the latest attempt by an elite athlete seeking to expedite recovery from injury using a controversial medical procedure. A Fox...