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Monthly Archives: December 2020

Scientists Explore Deficits in Processing Speed in Individuals with Spinal Cord Injury

Published: December 30, 2020

Research team finds persons with spinal cord injury and older healthy individuals have similar brain activation during processing speed tasks. Findings support the theory of accelerated cognitive aging following spinal cord injury

East Hanover, NJ. December 30, 2020. A team of rehabilitation researchers has studied processing speed deficits in individuals with spinal cord injury (SCI), comparing their brain activation patterns with those of healthy age-matched controls, and older healthy individuals. They found that the SCI group and older controls had similar activation patterns, but the SCI group differed significantly from their age-matched controls.

Spinal Cord Injury Podcasts You Should Follow

Published: December 22, 2020

Spinal Cord Injury Podcasts

15 Podcasts that focus on spinal cord injury related topics by people with spinal cord injuries.

A quadriplegic patient used prosthetics to feed himself. His brain was the guide

Published: December 21, 2020 | Spinal Cord Injury:

Here’s a look at the work at the intersection of brain-computer interface, robotics and AI taking place at Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab.

When there’s dessert involved, most people cut a sweet treat and eat it without thinking too much about what they’re doing. But when you take a minute to consider, there’s a lot involved.

Health Maintenance Toolkit: A guide for people with a Spinal Cord Injury

Published: December 18, 2020

icare, together with Royal Rehab and the John Walsh Centre for Rehabilitation Research, is proud to share the Health Maintenance Toolkit.

The toolkit is a guide to help people with a spinal cord injury (SCI) understand and troubleshoot problems they may experience throughout their SCI journey. It guides SCI-specific health maintenance in the following five areas: bladder, bowel, skin, pain and autonomic dysreflexia.

Woman with spinal cord injury shares pregnancy journey to bring visibility to people in...

Published: December 11, 2020 | Spinal Cord Injury: , ,

A woman with a spinal cord injury who has been a wheelchair user her entire life, is sharing her joy with the world about getting pregnant.

New Assistive Technology Restores Independence to Those Living with Neuromuscular Weakness

Published: December 8, 2020 | Spinal Cord Injury:

Everyday activities are now possible for people with Muscular Dystrophy, Multiple Sclerosis and Spinal Cord Injury

MINNEAPOLIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–More than a million people in the U.S. rely on others to complete simple tasks such as brushing teeth, eating, and opening doors, because of neuromuscular disorders caused by Muscular Dystrophy, Multiple Sclerosis, Spinal Cord Injury, and other conditions. Now many of these people will be able to perform these everyday activities themselves with the use of a new assistive technology product, the Abilitech™ Assist, designed to help people live more independently.

Look to Speak helps people communicate with their eyes

Published: December 8, 2020

Richard Cave has been a speech and language therapist for more than 10 years.