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Monthly Archives: September 2016

Asterias stem cell therapy shows promise in spinal cord paralysis: U.S. study

An experimental stem cell therapy developed by Asterias Biotherapeutics restored some movement to patients paralyzed by recent spinal cord injuries, according to interim data...

FINDING HER OWN WAY: Frye learns to overcome spinal cord injury

ROCKINGHAM — About two and a half years ago, 24-year-old Kandace Frye’s life took an unexpected turn following a car accident that left her...

UofL researchers’ discovery helping children with spinal cord injuries

Locomotor training is helping Emmalie, who was unable to walk after suffering a spinal cord injury, take steps, sit up on her own and...

Vantage Mobility International (VMI)

With a variety of new and used wheelchair-adapted vehicles available, VMI can accommodate almost any wheelchair user. Each one of our wheelchair-accessible vehicles offers...

Tendon Transfer Should Be Used More Often in Tetraplegia

Tendon transfer can significantly improve hand and elbow function in quadriplegic patients, but the procedure is greatly underused, according to a new study. A review...

Paralyzed Man Regains Use of Arms and Hands After Experimental Stem Cell Therapy at...

Initial Results Offer Hope for Patients to Reclaim Independence After Suffering Severe Spinal Injury LOS ANGELES, Sept. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Keck Medical Center...

Aday at a time: After tragic accident, Aday making strides in physical therapy

A hearty smile and a positive attitude are how Greg Aday approaches life each day. This outlook helps to guide Aday as he goes...

Do acute SCI patients see better outcomes if undergoing surgery within 1st 4 hours?

Researches in Germany studied whether time of surgery impacted neurological outcomes for patients with acute spinal cord injury, according to Journal of Therapeutics and...