Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Tag: Clinical Trial

Spinal Cord Injury Treatment and Cure Research

When spinal cord injury (SCI) occurs, one of the most difficult issues to deal with is that there is no “cure” at the present time. One would think that with the explosion...

Earliest Time Frame of Potential SCI Therapies

Many people have been asking about potential time frames of therapies that are under development for spinal cord injury. There are too many unknowns to predict when therapies will be available. However, it is...

Cranberry Therapy of Urinary Tract Infections

Despite a dramatic decline in mortality due to urinary tract infections (UTI) in the last 20 years, UTI’s remain very common in people with spinal cord injury (SCI) and particularly those with indwelling catheters...

A Cost Analysis of Spinal Cord Injury Research

Many people are raising funds for spinal cord injury (SCI) research but do not have a clear idea of what the funds are paying for. In the article, I will explain research grants and...

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 placing a person inside a chamber that has been pressurized...

Research In Sci Treatment

Drug Treatments For New Injuries NOTE: It is important to realize these drugs are not a cure for chronic (long-term) spinal cord injuries. It is heart-ening to note, however, that treatments finally are available to...

Associations & Orgs

American Paraplegia Society Dedicated to improving the quality of medical care delivered to persons with SCI. Promotes research and the review of scientific findings. American Spinal Injury Association (ASIA) Group of medical and other professionals engaged in...

Other Resource Sites

ADA - Americans with Disabilities Act U.S. Department of Justice ADA home page. ADA Technical Assistance Program Consisted of a diverse array of projects to further the understanding and implementation of the Act. The program has created...

Craig Hospital to launch experimental spine therapy

An experimental therapy that has shown promise for people with spinal cord injuries will soon be available in the metro area. The process, called activated macrophage, has previously only been performed in Israel. That's...

Reeve recovery hopes boosted

Scientists have uncovered evidence that actor Christopher Reeve could make a full recovery from paralysis if his spinal injury can be fixed. Reeve, the star of the Superman films, was paralysed from the neck down...