Friday, April 19, 2024

Tag: Pressure Sores

Rehabilitation program challenges people with spinal cord injuries.

Perched 60 feet above the ground and alongside a cliff at Mississippi Palisades State Park, first-time rock climber Joel Irizarry took a quick breather....

Current Understanding

To understand how treatment for spinal cord injury can be improved, it is important to understand the normal spinal cord and its functions, how...

American Soldiers Reunite with Iraqi Child

Andrews Air Force Base Saturday evening, February 28, 2004 Washington, DC – Two American soldiers who recently returned to the United States after completing their...

Promise for the paralyzed

Groundbreaking procedure at Craig Hospital offers hope to those with spinal injuries ENGLEWOOD - A skid into a tree, a bad fall on an icy...

Foot Electrical Stimulation Cycling

Outlined below is a study that requires volunteers who wish to get healthier and have a spinal cord injury. This project has obtained a...

Iraqi Child’s Life In Balance

12-year-old Paralyzed by Accidental Mortar Being Evacuated to USA BETHESDA, Md., Jan. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- A U.S. mortar attack that hit the wrong target has...

NUTRITION AND DIET

After a spinal cord injury, three primary areas of nutritional concern are: regulation of bowel habits, skin care, and weight management. Dietary habits affect...

Depression and Spinal Cord Injury

Major depressive disorder (MDD) is a common condition that occurs in about 5% of Americans (over 11 million people). MDD is more than being...

Treatment of Pressure Ulcers

Pressure ulcers are a common affliction in two clinical situations: when people are immobilized, as in paralysis, coma, dementia, and forced bed rest; and...

Pain and Spinal Cord Injury: Causes and Treatments

Chronic pain is a frequent problem in the majority of the SCI population and can occur not only above the level of injury but...