Tuesday, December 5, 2023

Tag: Spinal Cord Injuries

Utah’s longest-living quadriplegic who never stops moving

SALT LAKE CITY — Becky Reeve was going to be the world’s greatest missionary and then the world’s greatest mother — until a car...

Just Don’t Dive! Go in Feet First to Avoid Spinal Cord Injuries

Diving into a pool or lake during summer activities may land you in a wheelchair for the rest of your life; over 800 people...
New Zealand Spinal Cord Impairment Action Plan 2014–2019

Spinal cord impairment registry goes live

A national registry which goes live today will lead to better services and better care and support for people living with a spinal cord...

Experimental procedure aimed at repairing spinal cord shows promise

An experimental procedure aimed at repairing spinal cord injuries is showing promise. It uses stem cells in the damaged areas in hopes of restoring...

Cooling improves quality of life for spinal cord injury patients

A study looking at reducing the severity of spinal injuries by reducing a patient's body temperature immediately after an accident is entering a new...

Measuring severity of spinal cord injuries

Injuries to the spinal cord partially or completely disrupt the neural pathways between the brain and the limbs. The consequences for the representation of...

What’s Next? In Limbo With Syrian Refugees Who Have Spinal Cord Injuries

“Do you eat eye?” the man asked me, tearing meat away from a sheep’s skull. “No, I do not eat eye,” I replied, pleased to...

Early Rehab May Help Spinal Cord Injury Patients

(HealthDay News) -- Beginning rehabilitation soon after a spinal cord injury seems to lead to improvements in functioning for patients, according to a new...

Breaking Bad: Dozens Of Tourists Suffer Spinal Cord Injuries

Too many people are ignoring or simply not understanding the warning signs posted at many public beaches. Just hours after starting his Hawaii vacation, Todd...

Gun violence often leads to spinal cord injuries in Baltimore

Baltimore is one of only nine cities where gun violence is the leading cause of spinal cord injuries. The fallout from spinal cord injuries related to gun violence is a lifetime of medical challenges and what some call an epidemic: black men in wheelchairs, paralyzed from being shot on the streets of Baltimore.