Thursday, September 23, 2021

Tag: Pressure Sores

The scourge of bedsores is being confronted

What do you know about bedsores? They come from too much pressure on your skin in one place for too long. If you are...

Brain, spinal cord injury patients in Alberta test devices to restore movement

People with brain or spinal cord injuries in Alberta are testing new technologies designed to improve their lives by restoring movement. Scientists, biomedical engineers, physicians...

Learning to live a new kind of life

Gothenburg teen with spinal cord injury learns about change She’s paralyzed from her belly button to her toes but Aubrey Freeze was more than ready...

Tackling spinal cord injuries

Dr. Ragnarsson is a physiatrist (specialist in physical medicine and rehabilitation) and professor and chairman of the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine at Mount Sinai....

Blowing away a sniff of a cure

Andrew Commons is determined to walk again - utterly determined. As well as following an intensive daily exercise regime, he's also undergone courses of...

Pressure mapping system identifies right cushion to prevent sores for wheelchair users

A new pressure mapping system at Sunnyview Rehabilitation Hospital that helps clinicians determine the suitability of a wheelchair cushion is making life a little...

Gym gets people with disabilities in shape

Because of a spinal cord injury, Elizabeth Fust is paralyzed from the mid-back down, but don't expect to see her sitting idly by, twiddling...

People are more than their wheelchair’; Speaker shares experiences with school classes

A group of Grade 8 boys gained a better understanding of life in a wheelchair through a presentation which complemented some of their in-class...

PROBLEMS PHYSICALLY CHALLENGED ATHLETES FACE

The number of physically impaired athletes, who includes wheelchair athletes, amputees, and athletes with cerebral palsy, visual impaired and intellectually impaired athletes has substantially...

Reports from Spinal Cord Injury Patients- Eight Months after the 2003 Earthquake in Bam,...

American Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. 86(11):912-917, November 2007. Raissi, Gholam Reza MD; Mokhtari, Aliakbar PT; Mansouri, Kourosh MD Abstract: Raissi GR, Mokhtari A, Mansouri...