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Monthly Archives: February 2020

What is Autonomic Dysreflexia and how does it affect spinal cord injury?

Published: February 20, 2020 | Spinal Cord Injury:

This is an informative video about Autonomic Dysreflexia (AD) which is a condition that affects anyone who has a spinal cord injury T6 level and above.

6 key developments in spinal cord injury research

Published: February 14, 2020

Here are six key updates in the treatment of spinal cord injuries in the past six months:

The Tim and Caroline Reynolds Center for Spinal Stimulation at Kessler Foundation opened in East Hanover, N.J., in January. The facility has more than 50 researchers focusing on spinal stimulation research and restoring function in people with paralysis. Gail Forrest, PhD, who specializes in applying electrical stimulation to spinal cord injury research, was appointed director of the center.

Paralyzed as a teen, she faces life with grace and purpose

Published: February 13, 2020 | Spinal Cord Injury: , ,

Loa Griesbach’s days revolve around family, work, adventure, fashion, blogging — and her ventilator.

Loa Griesbach has an insane collection of designer boots and spike heels.

All are in mint condition.

No scuffs, no worn tread.

As she shares in her blog: “These boots were NOT made for walking.”

Access Unlimited changes lives with outdoor adventures for people with disabilities

Published: February 12, 2020

Jesse Alberi was out elk hunting 12 years ago when his truck rolled on a hilly dirt road. The accident crushed the cab and left him paralyzed from the waist down.

Later as he lay in a hospital bed facing a future in a wheelchair, Alberi wondered: Who am I if I can’t do the things I used to do?

Transcending Disability… Toward a Cure for Spinal Cord Injury

Published: February 3, 2020

Dr. Dena Shahriari works on improving function after traumatic nerve injuries especially spinal cord injuries.

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