Monday, June 21, 2021

Tag: Spinal Cord Injury Recovery

Can an Active Lifestyle Improve Recovery After a Spinal Cord Injury?

Permanent neurological impairments can occur after spinal cord injury (SCI) due to the failure of the spinal cord motor and sensory axons to regenerate. This is because the mammalian central nervous system (CNS), unlike in...

The long road of recovery after spinal cord damage

U.S. Department of Defense awards $800,000 to Case Western Reserve for spinal cord injury research People who live with spinal injuries often say that the first year of recovery is the toughest—not only for them,...

Animal-assisted therapy aids in spinal cord injury recovery

Every year, approximately 17,000 new cases of spinal cord injury are reported in the United States. Recovering from an SCI can take a huge mental, emotional and physical toll on patients, but animal-assisted therapy...

Acute, severe spinal cord injury: Monitoring from the injury to improve outcome

Marios Papadopoulos and Samira Saadoun talk to Spinal News International about the ISCoPE trial, which aimed to develop techniques to continuously monitor the pressure of the spinal cord at the injury site in the...

Australian scientist working on cure for spinal cord injury

https://youtu.be/DSdaDRTOE14 Professor Bryce Vissel from the University of Technology Sydney wants “no less than a cure” for spinal cord injury patients. In an extended interview with 60 Minutes, he says he is fighting to bring new...
Recovery from Spinal Cord Injury

Early microstructural changes can help predict long-term recovery from spinal cord injury

A trauma to the spinal cord, quickly leads to a progressive loss of nerve tissue. This not only affects the injured area, but over time affects also other parts of the spinal cord and...

Spinal Cord Research Participant Shares Journey to Recovery

https://youtu.be/9rTxxCbDmtU?t=9m53s Steve Adubato goes on-location to the Kessler Foundation’s 16th annual "Stroll ‘N Roll" and speaks with Rosalie Hannigan, a Kessler spinal cord research participant, about her accident and her journey to recover her mobility. Visit...

Be Thankful and Heal Faster: Author Describes Spinal Cord Injury Recovery

Research projects at UCLA and elsewhere have proven that thankfulness (gratitude) has physical, in addition to emotional, effects on people. Shelly Kerchner, who just released her book Standing Tall: The Healing Power of Gratitude...

New Treatment for Spinal Cord Injury

In 2016, Chris' spine was severely injured in a biking accident. Now he has regained use of his arms after receiving a novel cell treatment at Rush. https://youtu.be/kfftK66i1dw

Northern Irish Gymnast Flies In To Walk Again

TRAVELLING over 4,000 miles from her home town in Northern Ireland to Project Walk in Longwood, Orlando, bubbly Jennifer Smyth is on an epic journey, not to accumulate the rich life experiences of adventurous...