Wednesday, May 29, 2024

Tag: Cerebral Palsy

New Shriners hospital to be built in St. Louis

The Board of Trustees of Shriners Hospitals for Children recently announced that it has approved the construction of a new hospital to replace the...

William Rush, quadriplegic activist, dies at 49

BY MATTHEW HANSEN/Lincoln Journal Star William Rush once wrote about the overwhelming desire to get out on the dance floor and shake it for all...

Medtronic Announces FDA Approval of Smaller Implantable Drug Pump for Chronic Pain, Severe Spasticity

New programmable pump features greater accuracy, larger reservoirs and longer refill intervals, making treatments more convenient and easier to manage Medtronic, Inc. (NYSE:MDT), today announced...

Brain Implants Move at the Speed of Thought

New Devices Operate on the Power of Thought Alone, Testing Beginning in Humans April 15, 2004 -- It may sound like science fiction, but brain...

Shooting for the STARZ

Roll! Shoot! Score! By Jill Cueni-Cohen Ordinary basketball takes on a whole new dimension when it's played by teams in wheelchairs. "Wheelchair basketball really...

Bill would help disabled find aid

By GEOFF PENDER - THE SUN HERALD JACKSON - There are numerous government, nonprofit and faith-based services available to Mississippians with disabilities. But tracking down...

Pediatric cervical spine injuries: avoiding potential disaster.

Although Cervical spine injuries (CSIs) are uncommon in children, a missed or delayed diagnosis may have devastating consequences for the patient. A thorough understanding...

Jim Silcock

I want to share with you a little bit about my husband and our family. I think that my husband is truly an...

Hyperbaric Oxygenation Therapy

Recent press reports have claimed that hyperbaric oxygenation (HBO) therapy may be beneficial for acute and even chronic spinal cord injury. HBO therapy involves...

Thank Goodness for Friends

The Beatles song "I Get By With a Little Help From My Friends" could be my theme song. Literally. I need a lot of...