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Monthly Archives: April 2020

Spinal Cord Injury: Pros and cons of robotic exoskeletons

Robotic exoskeletons have emerged as a helpful rehabilitation tool for disabled and people suffering from several health-related consequences after a spinal cord injury (SCI). Exoskeletons...

Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation and Shepherd Center Publish New Resource to Help Prepare...

Booklet provides information, hope for patients and families. The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation, in collaboration with Shepherd Center, recently published “Restoring Hope: Preparing for...

COVID‐19 and Spinal Cord Injuries: The viewpoint from an emergency department resident with quadriplegia

Spinal cord injuries (SCIs) present distinct physiological and social considerations for the emergency physician. During the COVID‐19 pandemic, these considerations may generate unique challenges...

When you can’t cough ― extra COVID-19 precautions for people with physical disabilities

Mayo Clinic - ROCHESTER, Minn. — People with conditions such as spinal cord injury, Lou Gehrig's disease and multiple sclerosis are at risk of...

Tongo – Tongue Based Operating System

https://youtu.be/CvdbkO_E2AY A new invention turns the tongue into a digital operating system, and can change the lives of millions of people with disabilities around the...

Medical student’s journey inspires UB community

Farzana Ali learned many important skills throughout her four years as a medical student in the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences. But...