Thursday, June 20, 2024

Tag: Infections

Types of stem cells: From embryos to adults

Although they're not a cure for any condition, stem cells can assist in the treatment of certain conditions. Despite the fact that stem cell...

Coping skills

An accident that results in paralysis is a life-changing event, whether you've lost movement in your legs and lower body or all four extremities....

Treatment

Fifty years ago, a spinal cord injury was usually fatal. Today, there's still no way to reverse damage to the spinal cord. But advances...

Complications

If you recently experienced a spinal cord injury, it might seem like every aspect of life just became a lot more complicated. After all,...

Causes of a Spinal Cord Injury

Together, your spinal cord and your brain make up your Central Nervous System, which controls most of the functions of your body. Your spinal...

FAQ’s About Spinal Cord Injuries

Spinal cord injury (SCI) occurs when a traumatic event results in damage to cells within the spinal cord or severs the nerve tracts...

Sexuality and Spinal Cord Injury

Maintaining a healthy sex life after spinal cord injury is an important priority to many people. Fortunately, over the past few years a large...

Spinal Cord Nerve Cells Receive a Boost

Newswise — Two studies presented at the 129th annual meeting of the American Neurological Association in Toronto describe substances that could help protect nerve...

Do people with SCI die sooner?

Yes, before World War II, most people who sustained SCI died within weeks of their injury due to urinary dysfunction, respiratory infection or...

Paralympic athletes shooting for awareness

Don't pity the women on the USA Wheelchair Basketball team. That's the message from South University's Mary Vacala, appointed to the medical staff for the...