Monday, January 18, 2021

Brain May Age Faster After Spinal Cord Injury

TUESDAY, Jan. 5, 2021 (HealthDay News) -- A new study supports the theory that people who suffer a spinal cord injury may also have...

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

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

Spinal Cord Injury Podcasts You Should Follow

Spinal Cord Injury Podcasts 15 Podcasts that focus on spinal cord injury related topics by people with spinal cord injuries. 1. U2FP CureCast U2FP CureCast United States...

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

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...

Woman with spinal cord injury shares pregnancy journey to bring visibility to people in wheelchairs: ‘Never say never’

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

New Assistive Technology Restores Independence to Those Living with Neuromuscular Weakness

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....

Ryan Shazier Launches New Nonprofit to Support Spinal Cord Injuries

Former Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Ryan Shazier today announced the launch of his new 501(c)3, the Ryan Shazier Fund for Spinal Rehabilitation. In 2017, Shazier suffered...

First Annual Gaming Accessibility Awards 2020

https://youtu.be/XNzFnOaRQGY The First Annual Gaming Accessibility Awards! Alanah Pearce, Steven Spohn, and many more celebrate the games and developers who’ve helped make games more accessible...

Spinal Cord Injury News

Brain May Age Faster After Spinal Cord Injury

TUESDAY, Jan. 5, 2021 (HealthDay News) -- A new study supports the theory that people who suffer a spinal cord injury may also have accelerated brain aging that affects how fast they process information. Those "cognitive deficits" are similar to those in older adults, according to research from the nonprofit Kessler Foundation in New Jersey. Individuals...

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

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),...

Spinal Cord Injury Podcasts You Should Follow

Spinal Cord Injury Podcasts 15 Podcasts that focus on spinal cord injury related topics by people with spinal cord injuries. 1. U2FP CureCast U2FP CureCast United States About Podcast Unite 2 Fight Paralysis exists to unite and empower the international spinal cord injury community to cure paralysis through advocacy, education, and support for research. The podcast includes...

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

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...

Woman with spinal cord injury shares pregnancy journey to bring visibility to people in wheelchairs: ‘Never say never’

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. Alyssa Higgins, 30, from Rockland County, New York, who is a disability advocate, shared the sweet news on Instagram in October with a photoshoot surprising her husband, Jimmy...

Spinal Cord Injury Information

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

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...

Look to Speak helps people communicate with their eyes

https://youtu.be/c3oNaq2Cugs Richard Cave has been a speech and language therapist for more than 10 years. Throughout my career, I’ve specialized in working with people living with...

Pregnancy In A Wheelchair: Women Share Their Experiences & Advice

These mothers wish to share their experiences with the world to increase awareness and to encourage the hearts of other women. What is it like...

The Best Wheelchair Vans for People Living with Spinal Cord Injuries

Purchasing a vehicle, whether brand new or gently used, is something that most people will do within their lifetime. Usually this involves some research,...

Spinal Cord Injury Videos

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

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...

First Annual Gaming Accessibility Awards 2020

https://youtu.be/XNzFnOaRQGY The First Annual Gaming Accessibility Awards! Alanah Pearce, Steven Spohn, and many more celebrate the games and developers who’ve helped make games more accessible...

What happens in the spinal cord after injury?

https://youtu.be/87YphhN_HD8 In this video, Dr Mike explains what happens to the spinal cord after injury. He divides injury into primary and secondary phases, highlighting the cellular...

Classifying Spinal Cord Injuries using ASIA Scoring

https://youtu.be/LErgPVcgHW0 In this video, I explain the basis of spinal cord assessment using the ASIA scoring system and work through and example of how to...

Spinal Cord Injury Answers

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

https://youtu.be/kJ7QEVqYqLc This is an informative video about Autonomic Dysreflexia (AD) which is a condition that affects anyone who has a spinal cord injury T6...

Can an Active Lifestyle Improve Recovery After a Spinal Cord Injury?

Permanent neurological impairments can occur after spinal cord injury (SCI) due to the failure of the spinal cord motor and sensory axons to regenerate. This...

Quadriplegics Answer Web’s Most Searched Questions on Paralysis

https://youtu.be/ibGe2ehnhWA Jenny and Abby answer some of the webs most asked questions for people living with paralysis (specifically quadriplegia)! With years of experience, they answer...

How can employers support workers with spinal injuries?

There has been slow progress in getting more disabled people into work, and those with spinal cord injuries have a particularly low employment rate....