Thursday, April 15, 2021

Tag: Paraplegia

Quadriplegic vs. Paraplegic | What’s the difference?

https://youtu.be/a1rj4-NfE-o Cole & Charisma put together a video explaining the difference between quadriplegia and paraplegia. Thank you to everyone who helped us make this video happen! Cole & Charisma hopes that this helps you all...

What is a spinal cord injury?

A spinal cord injury means that the spinal cord of a person is damaged and the person cannot do things that they otherwise would have been able to do such as walking (mobility) or...

Lives changed forever

IT is Spinal Injuries Awareness Week. For Mackay’s Luke Simmons and his family, sending out the message of how a spinal cord injury can change a life forever is deeply personal. Luke and his brother...

What research brings spinal cord-injured patients closer to a cure?

Millions of people worldwide experience spinal cord injuries. Breakthroughs bring researchers progress, but a complete cure is a long way off Spinal cord repair focuses on finding ways to make axons regrow and connect properly,...

Neuralstem files FDA application for first chronic spinal cord injury stem cell trial

Neuralstem, Inc. (NYSE Amex:CUR) announced that it has filed an Investigational New Drug (IND) application with the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to begin a Phase I safety clinical trial for chronic...

Spinal Cord Injuries Create Long Term Health Issues

Major accidents usually result in severe injuries sustained by one or more persons. Among these injuries, however, injuries to the spine is the worst to be suffered by those involved in the accident. Usually,...

Nina Foundation Celebrated 2nd Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Day

This is an event celebrated by a mumbai based NGO -Nina Foundation to spread awareness about spinal injury - prevention & Rehabilitation. 25th June 2010, Mumbai: Nina Foundation celebrated the 2nd spinal cord injury (SCI)...

Paraplegia: Paralysis of the Lower Part of the Body

Paraplegia is paralysis (loss of movement or sensation, or both) brought on by a severe trauma to the central nervous system. It is the result of damage occurring at the level of the thoracic...

Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation to be featured on TLC’s American Chopper

Episode to unveil Orange County Choppers' first-ever wheelchair-accessible motorcycle SHORT HILLS, N.J., Dec. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation announced today that Paul Teutul Sr. and the crew from Orange County Choppers...

Tackling Paraplegia

Reconstructing the neuronal circuitry of a damaged spine looks like a much closer goal now.