Tuesday, December 7, 2021

Tag: Health Promotion

Lifelong athlete shows determination in dealing with spinal injury

Who: Heidi Schindler, 27, Gervais; 5 feet 6 inches, 145 pounds. Backstory: Schindler, a lifelong athlete, suffered a spinal cord injury in January while snowboarding....

Spinal Cord Injury Aerobic Workout: Paraplegia

NCPAD presents "Exercise Program for Individuals with Spinal Cord Injuries: Paraplegia".

Folate study shows promise in healing spinal cord injuries

A study funded by the U.S. Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health, produced results that show the vitamin folate appears to promote...

Healthy Eating for Spinal Cord Injury Patients

19-year-old Dominique Harris is a C5-C6 quadriplegic and former patient at National Rehabilitation Hospital.

Lessons we learn from review of urological procedures performed during three decades in a...

Background We review urological procedures performed on a spinal cord injury patient during three decades.Case presentation A 23-year-old male patient sustained T-12 paraplegia in...

Prevention of pressure ulcers

Experts all agree that it is far easier to prevent bed sore than to treat them. However, easier does not necessarily mean easy. With...

What are the treatment options for pressure ulcers?

Treating pressure ulcers is not easy. If it is an open wound it most likely will not heal rapidly; even when healing does take...

What are the signs and symptoms of pressure ulcers?

A symptom is something the patient feels and reports, while a sign is something other people, such as the doctor detect. For example, pain...

What Are Bed Sores (pressure Ulcers)?

Bed sores, also known as pressure ulcers, pressure sores or decubitus ulcers are skin lesions which can be caused by friction, humidity, temperature, continence,...

One more miracle for Margaret

This is another in a long line of Miracles for Margaret. Margaret Romph received her FES rehabilitation bike through insurance and can now begin an...