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Tag: Rick Hansen Institute

Spinal Cord Injury Research Evidence (SCIRE) Community

Spinal Cord Injury Research Evidence (SCIRE) Community provides free information about spinal cord injury research that is written in everyday language. SCIRE Community is a...

Electrical implant could improve daily activities for people with spinal cord injuries: study

https://youtu.be/Jdk7BGL2ZNc An experimental treatment that sends electrical currents through the spinal cord has improved “invisible” yet debilitating side effects for a B.C. man with a...

First clinical guidelines in Canada for pain following spinal cord injury

New research provides recommendations to help manage neuropathic pain LONDON, ONTATIO - Researchers at Lawson Health Research Institute are the first in Canada to develop...

Common acne drug to be used in international multi-centre spinal cord trial for the...

Minocyline shows promise for limiting the severity of spinal cord injuries at a fraction of time and cost of other new drug treatments, says...

Quadriplegics breathe easier with help of new device

Once used by Christopher Reeve, it was developed in part with funding from the Rick Hansen Institute. Gabriel Abotossaway doesn’t sound like he can’t breathe...
Rick Hansen greets students at Cardigan elementary

Building on progress and a vision for spinal cord injuries

Spinal cord injury is one of the world’s major unsolved health-care challenges, affecting not only the individuals who live with it but also their...

Spinal cord breakthrough with acne drug

University of Calgary researchers working on a spinal cord injury treatment are getting some help from the Man in Motion. The Rick Hansen Institute is...

Electronic stimulation shows promise for quadriplegics

Harmandeep Saini needed someone to feed him, brush his teeth, give him his medication and put his bus token in the fare box after...