Thursday, September 23, 2021

Tag: Quality Of Life

Current Interventions 2004

Drug Therapy Effective drug therapy for spinal cord injury first became a reality in 1990, when methylprednisolone, the first drug shown to improve recovery from...

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...

Christopher Reeve, Scientists Share Honor

Actor Christopher Reeve, two scientists who discovered an arthritis therapy and a researcher who helped show how cells read their genes have won prestigious...

Spinal Cord Injury Treatment and Cure Research

When spinal cord injury (SCI) occurs, one of the most difficult issues to deal with is that there is no “cure” at the...

Pain after Spinal Cord Injury

This InfoSheet is based in large part on "Pain Following Spinal Cord Injury: Clinical Features, Prevalence, and Taxonomy"* by Philip J. Siddal, Robert P....

The Neurogenic Bowel After SCI

The digestive tract is essentially a long tube that begins at the lips and ends at the anus. After food is swallowed, it moves...

Treatment and Cure Research

Summary of Basic Science Research As you can see by the facts detailed above, the problem of CNS response to injury is incredibly complex. No...

Associations & Orgs

American Paraplegia Society Dedicated to improving the quality of medical care delivered to persons with SCI. Promotes research and the review of scientific findings. American Spinal...

International Orgs

Australasian Spinal Research Trust (Australia) The Trust is dedicated to finding a cure for paralysis via promotion and funding of research and dissemination of information...

Life Satisfaction Among Persons with Spinal Cord Injuries

Every year, approximately 10,000 persons in the United States, typically young adults (New Mobility, 1996), seriously injure their spinal cords and become permanently paralyzed....