Sunday, May 22, 2022

Tag: SCI

Therapies for spinal cord injury: On the cutting edge of clinical translation

The Journal of Neurosurgery (JNS) Publishing Group is proud to announce publication of the NACTN/AOSNA Focus Issue on Spinal Cord Injury, a supplement to...

Brock leads way with exercise for spinal cord injur

How many times have you read about walking for exercise? The articles tell us to just get out there and walk. It’ll improve you...

Fatherhood no longer just a dream for men with severe spinal cord injuries

Buz Straw's dreams of fatherhood were shattered - just like his neck and spinal cord - when the front-end loader he was operating tipped...

Wheelchair Breakdowns Becoming More Common

Medicare Reimbursement Chances May Contribute to Increased Rates of Breakdowns and Consequences Newswise — Philadelphia, Pa. (April 27, 2012) – Wheelchair-dependent patients with spinal cord...

Research suggests new therapeutic approach for spinal cord injury

A new study suggests that administering FTY720, an oral drug that has shown promise in trials for human multiple sclerosis, significantly improves locomotor recovery...

High Doses of Load Slows Bone Loss in Spinal Cord Injury

Newswise — Loss of bone density leads to brittle bones that fracture easily. It is a major complication of spinal cord injury (SCI), which...

Adult stem cells testing offers promising results

I must admit that, the more I read about what stem cells -- especially adult (or "tis-sue") stem cells that are not under the...

Canadians Unaware of Staggering Cost of Spinal Cord Injury and Paralysis National Survey finds

Twenty-five years after the historic Rick Hansen Man in Motion World Tour to raise awareness about spinal cord injury research, accessibility and inclusivity, Canadians...

‘Stay clear of stem cell treatment for spinal cord injury’

“Stay clear of stem cell treatment for Spinal Cord Injury (SCI),” warned Professor Alan Mackay-Sim, Director of National Centre for Adult Stem Cell Research...

There’s Nothing Like the Voice(s) of Experience

A spinal cord injury affects the entire family.  For families who are dealing with a new spinal cord injury, there is often a sense...