Wednesday, May 29, 2024

Tag: Range Of Motion

Creative physical therapy improves lives of people with paralysis

Every 41 minutes someone sustains a spinal cord injury. Almost half of these injuries are due to Motor vehicle crashes, followed by the next...

BEIJING OLYMPICS: Third Olympics, a second chance

KAYAKING: Newport Beach paddler among medal contenders in sprint events following spinal surgery in 2004. Rami Zur went to the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens,...

Medical Marvel

Doctors can't explain why Pat Rummerfield is able to run marathons and race cars. Even so, there are scores of quadriplegics who long to...

Everett’s injury latest in long list of devastating hits

EDMONTON - If Buffalo Bills tight end Kevin Everett is experiencing the "totally spectacular, totally unexpected" recovery from what the team physician earlier had...

TREADMILL TRAINING

(Adapted from February 2007 “PN/Paraplegia News” article) Many aggressive Rehabilitation programs have incorporated body-weight-supported (BWS) treadmill training to enhance ambulatory ability after spinal cord...

Body vibration therapy helps treat spinal cord injuries

DETROIT - Dayna Schultz looks as if there is an earthquake going on under her feet. She stands ramrod-straight, teeth clenched, gripping a gray walker...

Everyone is a Player

The paralyzed patients at Rehab Hospital are taught how to relearn their skills and sports DAWNA ZANE has won the marathon in Honolulu, paddled in...

HETEROTOPIC OSSIFICATION (HO)/CYST

Heterotopic Ossification (HO) is the development of abnormal bone in soft (non-skeletal) tissue, primarily in the region of the...

Jockey Murphy Bruises Spinal Cord in Fall

Jockey Cindy Murphy remained hospitalized Friday after she was thrown in the fifth race at Prairie Meadows Thursday night. According to her husband, Travis...

One year after wreck, Archer family still making adjustments

It's been a year since the wreck, most of their scars are fading and they have returned to a fairly normal routine. The Archer...