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Monthly Archives: July 2016

First clinical guidelines in Canada for pain following spinal cord injury

New research provides recommendations to help manage neuropathic pain LONDON, ONTATIO - Researchers at Lawson Health Research Institute are the first in Canada to develop clinical practice guidelines for managing neuropathic pain with patients who...

AMR Air Ambulance

AMR Air Ambulance, a subsidiary of Envision Healthcare. We deliver fixed wing air ambulance transport services that provide true "bed-to-bed" service, including specialized medical care during air and ground transportation, as well as any...

What People Don’t Know About Staying Fit In a Wheelchair

"If I get too heavy, I can't do basic things like shower or get myself in and out of my bed or car." I'm 31 years old, and I've been using a wheelchair since the...

Quadriplegic mud racer inspires and makes memories at Raymond Mud Bog

Chris Boese is a quadriplegic, but it hasn't stopped him from mud racing. Boese participated in the 6th Annual Raymond Mud Bog Saturday, in hopes of inspiring others. Sarah Komadina has the story. Chris Boese...

How is Spirituality Linked to Quality of Life in People with Spinal Cord Injury?

A spinal cord injury (SCI) is damage anywhere along the spinal cord, often due to an accident or other trauma. SCI typically causes a loss of movement and feeling below the damaged part of...

TrainFES.com

Medical Devices for REHABILITATION Affordable, efficient, user friendly and a plug&play complete solution for patients with paralysis. Technology that is changing the way patients see life. REHABILITATION FOR DIFFERENT CAUSES OF PARALYSIS "Functional electrical stimulation (FES) is an...

Wheels Up: A Quadriplegic Pilot’s Inspirational Journey

GASTONIA, NC -- A 28-year-old North Carolina pharmacist is pushing physical limitations, conquering stereotypes, soaring to new heights and defying gravity.  By sharing his story publicly for the first time, he's also inspiring others...

Northern Irish Gymnast Flies In To Walk Again

TRAVELLING over 4,000 miles from her home town in Northern Ireland to Project Walk in Longwood, Orlando, bubbly Jennifer Smyth is on an epic journey, not to accumulate the rich life experiences of adventurous...

Things you might not know about Autonomic Dysreflexia

The body is a series of checks and balances. This is true of muscles that push and countering muscles that pull. It is also true of the nervous system that operates in a balancing...

Repeated muscle stimulation can restore movement post paralysis

A new patient study has paved the way for a new opportunity to rehabilitate patients with spinal cord damage. Dr Anastasia Shulga led the Helsinki University Hospital study in which two patients with spinal cord...