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Monthly Archives: September 2014

Clinical trial will target spinal-cord injuries

The University of Arizona Medical Center is the site of a two-year clinical trial for a drug that could help people with acute spinal-cord injuries. Sixty trauma centers in the U.S., Canada and Europe will...

People with paralysis explore therapeutic effects of scuba diving

When Chris Kaag boarded a flight to the Cayman Islands for a scuba diving trip in May 2011, his legs stayed straight when he wanted them to bend and his feet flopped inward. He...

MTSU lab provides hope for people with spinal chord injuries

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT) -- Tim Patterson is taking a short walk across the campus of Middle Tennessee State University. It's a remarkable feat for a man who's been paralyzed for seven years. A tumor on...

WHILL.us

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Tory Williams combats controversy surrounding stem cell therapy with new book

Mary Ann Liebert Inc. makes foray from scientific and medical journals to consumer arena with launch of new non-fiction work, 'Inevitable Collision' (New Rochelle, New York) September 10, 2014 - Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., leading...

Secondary Conditions of Spinal Cord Injury

When living with a spinal cord injury (SCI), there are more challenges than just not being able to walk. There are other healthcare issues that are very important. Here are a few of the secondary...

Hard work, innovative program helps her walk again

Three years ago, Cara Moro was given the devastating news: She would never walk again. While performing a cheerleading stunt on Sept. 3, 2011, the 19-year-old Santa Fe College student and cheerleader broke her back...

Paralyzed Artist Creates Works That Reflect Shooting That Injured Her

LINCOLN PARK — Mariam Paré paints by loosely holding her paintbrush between her molars. Paré is paralyzed, the victim of random gun violence that left her unable to walk, and with limited use of her hands. It's been...

UnderstandSCI.com

This website is designed to provide information about spinal cord injury to patients and their families. http://vimeo.com/95067171

New research offers help for spinal cord patients

In a study on rats, researchers at the University of Copenhagen have discovered the cause of the involuntary muscle contractions which patients with severe spinal cord injuries frequently suffer. The findings have just been...