Monday, June 14, 2021

Tag: Kennedy Krieger Institute

Patients with paralysis learn how to scuba dive at the Kennedy Krieger Institute

As her father guided her wheelchair down the ramp alongside the Kennedy Krieger Institute’s pool on Saturday, 12-year-old Tylena Fisher fiddled with the folds of the borrowed wet suit she was wearing, and took...

Teens with spinal injuries bolster recovery with decade-long friendship

A rehabilitation gym at the Kennedy Krieger Institute was once a play space for Morgan Dunnigan and Grace Meek. Despite the seriousness of their spinal cord injuries, the girls, then 6 and 7, squirted water...

Activity and Chronic Spinal Cord Injury

Activity-based restorative therapy continues to gain in popularity. By combining progressive interventions with a focus on restoration of function lost to paralysis, ABRT has proven to have a significant impact on patients function and quality of life.

Scuba Diving Improves Function of Body, Mind in Vets with Spinal Cord Injury

--Johns Hopkins researchers find ‘dramatic’ results in small preliminary study Newswise — A small group of veterans with spinal cord injuries who underwent a four-day scuba- diving certification saw significant improvement in muscle movement, increased...