Thursday, June 20, 2024

Tag: Physical Rehabilitation

Early Rehab May Help Spinal Cord Injury Patients

(HealthDay News) -- Beginning rehabilitation soon after a spinal cord injury seems to lead to improvements in functioning for patients, according to a new...

Lift the Burden

Imagine being robbed of the ability to move your hands and of having to depend on a wheelchair or crutches, and in the worst-case scenario, of being bed-ridden for the rest of your life. Then think of what it would take for you to lead a dignified, fulfilling and inspirational life.

Paralyzed veteran opens spinal cord injury recovery center

A paralyzed veteran and his wife have met their fundraising goal and opened a non-profit recovery center for spinal-cord injured patients to recover. Stay In...

Kennedy Krieger’s spinal cord injury center gives patients hope

Center has helped 2K in over 10 years gain independence BALTIMORE —The International Center for Spinal Cord Injury at Kennedy Krieger is celebrating 10 years....

Paralyzed veteran opens Tampa center for those with spinal cord injuries

When the room was just four concrete walls, before it was outfitted with state-of-the-art therapy equipment and a sign that says "Never ever give...

Putting 1 foot in front of another, former quadriplegic spends 15 years learning to...

LOS ANGELES — The worst day of Aaron Baker's life wasn't when the then-20-year-old professional motocross racer crashed his bike one spring day in...

Believe in a way back to fitness with a spinal cord injury

It's 7:30 a.m. at Magee Riverfront’s Wellness Center and Delano Turnipseed has already broken a sweat on a very unique type of exercise equipment:...

Introducing HARMONY, an Advanced Rehabilitation Robot

https://www.youtube.com/watch?t=10&v=9EF1hmdt83c Developed at the Cockrell School of Engineering, HARMONY is a first-of-its-kind, two-armed rehabilitation exoskeleton that is poised to revolutionize the field of rehabilitative robotics. Read...

Program teaches paralyzed how to walk – again

An accidental gunshot left Kyle Bartolini paralyzed as a preschooler. But today, he's an active teenager who can get around with crutches or a...

Research team identifies important control mechanisms for walking

Even after complete spinal paralysis, the human spinal cord is able to trigger activity in the leg muscles using electrical pulses from an implanted...