Friday, July 30, 2021

Tag: locomotor training

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...

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...

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...

UofL researchers’ discovery helping children with spinal cord injuries

Locomotor training is helping Emmalie, who was unable to walk after suffering a spinal cord injury, take steps, sit up on her own and...

UofL Pediatric Spinal Cord Injury Research Program Garners Significant Support

The Helmsley Charitable Trust provides $1.5 million grant LOUISVILLE, Ky. – At three months of age, Emmalie Smith suffered a spinal cord injury leaving her...

Japanese scientists hijack neural signaling to bypass spinal injuries

Spinal cord injuries that result in paraplegia may one day be treatable using a technique that bypasses the damaged neural pathways that connect the...

Patients with spinal cord injuries learning to walk again

LOUISVILLE, Ky. —Two men who were told they'd never walk again are defying odds with help from Frazier Rehab. Frazier Rehab is making their mobility...

Treadmill step training promotes motor function after incomplete spinal cord injury

A large body of evidence shows that spinal circuits are significantly affected by training, and that intrinsic circuits that drive locomotor tasks are located...

Rehab centers adopt motion-based treatments for spinal-cord patients

Locomotor therapies re-create and repeat the pattern of walking to train the spinal cord in functions formerly controlled by the brain. Locomotor therapies re-create and...

Treadmill Training After Spinal Cord Injury Promotes Recovery When Inflammation is Controlled

Researchers Observe Inflammation in Animal Models Far From Trauma Location COLUMBUS, Ohio – New research suggests that treadmill training soon after a spinal cord injury...