Thursday, June 24, 2021

Tag: Kentucky Spinal Cord Injury Research Center

6 key developments in spinal cord injury research

Here are six key updates in the treatment of spinal cord injuries in the past six months: The Tim and Caroline Reynolds Center for Spinal Stimulation at Kessler Foundation opened in East Hanover, N.J., in...

UofL faculty develop and license specialized treadmill for children with spinal cord injuries

Medicine, engineering work together to build custom tool for successful therapy Children with spinal cord injuries have experienced remarkable results in recovery at the University of Louisville and Frazier Rehab Institute through locomotor training, a...

Hope Grows for Patients with Spinal Cord Injuries

Severe spinal cord injuries (SCIs) -- often called complete injuries by clinicians -- are ones where no readable signal from the brain reaches the spinal cord beneath the trauma, resulting in total paralysis. The...

UofL researchers finding ways to improve lives of spinal cord injury patients

https://youtu.be/8aERFRr2HKw University of Louisville researchers are finding ways to help those who suffer catastrophic spinal cord injuries battle other health problems related to their injury. One of the secondary health effects of severe spinal cord injury...

Experimental Spinal Cord Treatment Helps Texas Man Regain Some Motion After Paralyzing Accident

Kent Stephenson is on a treadmill, working to put one foot in front of the other as a team of trainers helps guide his legs. There's a harness holding him upright, but Stephenson is,...

How UofL spinal cord study is helping one man make strides back to full...

The program was home to someone who went from full traumatic spinal injury, to being able to walk again LOUISVILLE, Ky. — It's one small step for man, but one giant step for paralysis...

How paralyzed people are learning to walk | Susan Harkema | TEDxManhattanBeach

https://youtu.be/UldL951NGLQ Until now, it was believed that paralysis resulting from spinal cord injury was irreversible. In her provocative talk, Susan Harkema shares breakthrough research showing amazing functionality of the spinal cord, giving people with paralysis...

UofL research helps spinal cord injury patients take steps

Two research participants living with traumatic, motor complete spinal cord injury are able to walk over ground thanks to epidural stimulation paired with daily locomotor training. In addition, these and two other participants achieved...

Taking Strides Toward Healing Spinal Cord Injuries

Patients with severe spinal cord injury (SCI) often experience chronically low blood pressure that negatively affects their health, their quality of life, and their ability to engage in rehabilitative therapy. “People with severe spinal cord...

UofL researchers report activity-based training improves urinary function after spinal cord injury

Activity-based training has resulted in unexpected benefits for individuals with severe spinal cord injury. Researchers in the Kentucky Spinal Cord Injury Research Center at the University of Louisville have discovered that the training, designed to...