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Monthly Archives: March 2020

Quadriplegic man cycles 250 miles across Kenya steering with his chin

A QUADRIPLEGIC man has cycled 250 miles across Kenya using a motorised quad bike — that he steered by using his chin. Inspirational Andy Walker...

Scientists find a new way to regrow nerves in spinal injuries

In experiments on rats with spinal cord injuries, the rodents improved their walking ability following treatment. Researchers have demonstrated a novel method that might regrow...

Exercise after Spinal Cord Injury

https://youtu.be/AoQ1UGn22sk Exercise after Spinal Cord Injury: Why Do It? Exercising after a spinal cord injury (SCI) is just as important as it is for able-bodied people....

Researchers Develop New Coating To Reduce Pain And Risk Of Infection For Catheter Users

Researchers from the School of Pharmacy at Queen’s have developed a new antimicrobial coating which can be applied to urinary catheters and other medical...

Research Identifies a Protein for Tissue Repair After the Spinal Cord Injury

Recently researchers discovered an axon guidance protein known as Plexin B2 in the central nervous system (CNS). During the spinal cord injury, this protein...

Increasing Energy Supply in Injured Spinal Cord Nerves May Help Promote Axon Regrowth

Scientists at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Indiana University School of Medicine report that increasing energy supply within injured spinal cord...

UBCO professor simplifies exercise advice for spinal cord injury

Researchers take the guesswork out of exercising effectively A team of researchers has developed an online platform of tried and true resources to help people...