Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Tag: Spinal Cord

7 Surprising (And Odd) Facts About Spinal Cord Injuries

For most people, when they hear the word “quadriplegic,” their mind goes straight to an image of Christopher Reeve in his wheelchair. Or when...

The Spinal Network

The Buoniconti Fund and National Spinal Cord Injury Association (NSCIA), intend to jointly implement a coordinated national network of local support groups called the...

A Spinal Cord Injury Can Happen to Anyone

A spinal cord injury can happen to anyone yet no one is prepared for life after the injury.

Nutrition for people with spinal cord injuries

Maintaining health can prevent secondary complications from developing, new book says oanne Smith and Kylie James knew that diet plays a significant role in the...

New Hope for Reversing the Effects of Spinal Cord Injury

New Brunswick, NJ – Walking is the obvious goal for individuals who have a chronic spinal cord injury, but it is not the only...

Help Bring Back Spinal Cord Injury Research Funding

During the past four years, important New York State funding for the Spinal Cord Injury Research Program (SCIRP) have been diverted to offset the...

Nervous System: Facts, Function & Diseases

The nervous system is a complex collection of nerves and specialized cells known as neurons that transmit signals between different parts of the body....

Spinal Cord Injury: Contusions and Compressions of the Spinal Cord

The most common types of spinal cord injury are contusions and compressions. Unlike most other parts of the human body that get contused (bruised)...

New hope for ventilator patients

A new approach to nerve repair has restored breathing to rats with spinal cord injury. Scientists believe the same technique could help human patients who...

Spinal cord processes information just like areas of the brain

Patrick Stroman’s work mapping the function and information processing of the spinal cord could improve treatment for spinal cord injuries. “Basic physiology books describe the...