Friday, April 19, 2024

Tag: Functional Improvement

tendon transfer surgery

Using tendon transfer surgery to restore key functions in spinal cord injury patient

https://youtu.be/MsVWs49cyhM After suffering a severe cervical spinal cord injury from a bad fall at work, Scott McConnell had little function remaining in his hands and...

Epidural Stimulation- Breakthrough Treatment for Spinal Cord Injury

https://youtu.be/pTwNsIM7HMc Today the Epidural Stimulation Procedure brings new hope for Patients with Spinal Cord Injury. This Breakthrough treatment comprises of the Epidural Stimulation surgery where...

Patients with Complete Paralysis Show Additional Recovery of Arm, Hand and Finger Function at...

Third patient recovers two motor levels; three of six (50%) patients in AIS-A 10 million cell cohort have now recovered two motor levels on...
Neuroscientists at University of Alberta

New discovery in spinal cord injuries shows oxygen can improve blood flow and restore...

A new discovery at the University of Alberta will fundamentally alter how we view spinal cord function and rehabilitation after spinal cord injuries (SCI)....

Tendon Transfer Should Be Used More Often in Tetraplegia

Tendon transfer can significantly improve hand and elbow function in quadriplegic patients, but the procedure is greatly underused, according to a new study. A review...

UPMC’s clinical trial showing promise with spinal cord injuries

Three years ago, Michael Fraser broke his neck in a diving accident near his Vandergrift home but remembers little about it. But in April, the...

Gene therapy improves limb function following spinal cord injury

Delivering a single injection of a scar-busting gene therapy to the spinal cord of rats following injury promotes the survival of nerve cells and...

New Rehabilitation Research Demonstrates Functional Improvements in Patients with Spinal Cord Injuries

Newswise — STONY BROOK, N.Y., October 8, 2012 – A series of rehabilitation studies published in the September 2012 issue of the Archives of...

InVivo Therapeutics Protects And Regenerates The Spinal Cord Resulting in Functional Improvement Below the...

Frank Reynolds, of InVivo Therapeutics (NVIV), says the company is on the verge of unprecedented technology for the treatment of the spinal cord. The...