Wednesday, May 12, 2021

Tag: Physical Rehabilitation

Man shares experience as quadriplegic

If it were possible to travel back in time, many people might choose to edit their past decisions or actions. Austin Reynolds is often asked if he would go back three years and do things...
Ryan Straschnitzki

‘I‘m here to inspire people‘: Paralyzed Humboldt Broncos player relearns old skills

CALGARY — Paralyzed Humboldt Broncos player Ryan Straschnitzki is on his hands and knees trying a skill he hasn‘t had to practise for 18 years — how to crawl. Straschnitzki, with the assistance of two...

Heriot-Watt study says mind matters for spinal patients

People could recover from spinal injury more quickly if rehabilitation focused on their perception of the world around them, scientists have said. A study carried out at Heriot-Watt University found benefits from working with a...

Inflammation discovery opens window to better rehabilitation possibilities

Findings could have significant impact on how spinal cord injuries are treated in the future Inflammation plays a key role in improving the ability to relearn motor skills lost as a result of spinal cord...

Epidural Stimulation- Breakthrough Treatment for Spinal Cord Injury

https://youtu.be/pTwNsIM7HMc Today the Epidural Stimulation Procedure brings new hope for Patients with Spinal Cord Injury. This Breakthrough treatment comprises of the Epidural Stimulation surgery where the Epidural Stimulator is implanted in the Patient's Spine and...

Ed Jackson: Dragons rugby player on his battle to walk again

Saturday, 8 April, 2017 was the day that changed the life of rugby player Ed Jackson forever. The Dragons number eight had just finished lunch at a family barbecue near Bath. But one "freak" moment later...

Monitoring upper-limb recovery after cervical spinal cord injury: insights beyond assessment scores.

Background: Pre-clinical investigations in animal models demonstrate that enhanced upper-limb (UL) activity during rehabilitation promotes motor recovery following spinal cord injury (SCI). Despite this, following SCI in humans, no commonly applied training protocols exist...

TrainFES.com

Medical Devices for REHABILITATION Affordable, efficient, user friendly and a plug&play complete solution for patients with paralysis. Technology that is changing the way patients see life. REHABILITATION FOR DIFFERENT CAUSES OF PARALYSIS "Functional electrical stimulation (FES) is an...

Northern Irish Gymnast Flies In To Walk Again

TRAVELLING over 4,000 miles from her home town in Northern Ireland to Project Walk in Longwood, Orlando, bubbly Jennifer Smyth is on an epic journey, not to accumulate the rich life experiences of adventurous...

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...