Monday, January 17, 2022

Tag: Spinal Research

Research team identifies potential target for restoring movement after spinal cord injury

Researchers at Indiana University School of Medicine have made several novel discoveries in the field of spinal cord injuries (SCI). Most recently, the team...
Last April Lomas walked the London marathon in 17 days wearing a "bionic" suit

Claire Lomas TT challenge: ‘I can only feel the handle bars’

The idea of racing around the Isle of Man's world-famous TT course is terrifying for most us. Yet Claire Lomas, who is paralysed from the...

‘Eliminate paralysis:’ Former Seahawk Lockette promotes spinal cord research in Olympia

OLYMPIA, Wash. - A fierce hit during a 2015 game against the Dallas Cowboys knocked Seahawk Ricardo Lockette out of his football career, but...

Do acute SCI patients see better outcomes if undergoing surgery within 1st 4 hours?

Researches in Germany studied whether time of surgery impacted neurological outcomes for patients with acute spinal cord injury, according to Journal of Therapeutics and...

One Small Step

A paraplegic undergoes pioneering surgery. When a spinal cord is damaged, location is destiny: the higher the injury, the more severe the effects. The spine...

Australian scientists working on ‘bionic spinal cord’

A "bionic spinal cord" that is likely to provide movements for those who have been paralysed by spinal cord injury or stroke is being...

Paralysed Horse Rider Claire Lomas: I worried I’d never have children

Last year Claire Lomas, who is paralysed from the chest down, was hailed as one of the most inspiring women in Britain when she...

Paralyzed woman completes London Marathon wearing bionic suit

She may be paralyzed from the chest down, but a U.K. woman wearing a “robotic” suit has completed the London Marathon 16 days later. A...