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Monthly Archives: December 2013

Rediscovering Love: My 6-year-old and her quadriplegic Dad

(CNN) -- Let me tell you about the amazing kid who lives in our house. She's 6 and she is the most hysterical, sarcastic, intelligent, funny, sweet, naïve, confident, strong, independent, considerate person I...

Spinal Cord – External Anatomy – 3D Anatomy Tutorial

3D anatomy tutorial on the external anatomy of the spinal cord using the BioDigital Human. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xXWsQrl1N7s Structures discussed in this video include: - vertebral column - intervertebral foramina - conus medullaris - filum terminale - cauda equina - spinal nerves - dorsal root -...

Study finds axon regeneration after Schwann cell graft to injured spinal cord

Putnam Valley, NY. (Dec. 23 2013) – A study carried out at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine for "The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis" has found that transplanting self-donated Schwann cells...

Wheel:Life

Wheel:Life is a global initiative that assists people in addressing the many questions and challenges that come with using a wheelchair. Wheel:Life resources help people: find quality health and medical resources, related research and news; explore...

BOOK: “My Last Step Backward”

Crowned Ms. Wheelchair USA 2012 and winner of the National Rehabilitation Champion award, Tasha Schuh continues to travel and share her story of resilience and triumph over her tragedy. "My Last Step Backward" is Schuh's...

Two-way traffic in the spinal cord

The progress a baby makes in the first year of life is amazing: a newborn can only wave its arms and legs about randomly, but not so long after the baby can reach out...

Talented Quadriplegic Man with an iPad

http://youtu.be/lHcQq07BBe8 Spinal Vein K takes on the Led Zeppelin's Stairway to Heaven with an iPad, Garageband, SampleWiz, and two fingers! "This is a modest cover on iPad of the most beautiful song ever. The original is...

Saving Children’s Spines

(NAPSI)—While between 1,500 to 2,000 children and adolescents sustain spinal cord injuries every year, you can help keep your kids out of such statistics. The spinal cord is the bundle of nerves inside the backbone....

Will stem cell therapy help cure spinal cord injury?

A systematic survey of the scientific literature shows that stem cell therapy can have a statistically significant impact on animal models of spinal cord injury, and points the way for future studies. Spinal cord injuries...

Injured nerves regrow when fidgetin enzyme is suppressed

Suppressing the enzyme fidgetin promotes the re-growth of experimentally injured nerve cells and their connections, according to research with laboratory rats that will be presented Tuesday, Dec. 17, at the American Society for Cell...