Friday, April 16, 2021

Tag: Study

UBC researchers seek participants for spinal cord injury study

Chronic pain is a common and often debilitating problem that can significantly impact function and quality of life for patients with spinal cord injury. To help find treatment solutions, UBC researchers are investigating the effectiveness...

ReNetX Bio Receives Fast Track Designation From U.S. FDA

Potential First-in-Class Therapy for Chronic Spinal Cord Injury NEW HAVEN, Conn., Jan. 08, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ReNetX Bio announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted the company Fast Track Designation for...

Robotic Trunk Support Assists Those with Spinal Cord Injury

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xu_rLnt4W6k Columbia engineers invent a robotic trunk-support-trainer to retrain patients with spinal cord injury to sit more stably and gain an expanded active sitting workspace Video illustrating how the Trunk-Support Trainer (TruST), a robotic device invented...

Sleep and sleepiness ‘a huge problem’ for people with spinal cord injury

A new study led by a University of Calgary researcher at the Cumming School of Medicine (CSM) finds that fatigue and sleep may need more attention in order to prevent issues like stroke after...

Over-the-skin electrical stimulation helps provide movement in quadriplegics

Feinstein Institutes research examines new closed-loop neurostimulation MANHASSET, NY — Researchers at The Feinstein Institutes for Medical Research used new closed-loop neurostimulation methods and textile-based electrodes to facilitate individual finger movement and grasp force regulation...

Acupuncture Improves Spinal Cord Injury Bladder Function

Acupuncture improves bladder function for spinal cord injury patients. First Affiliated Huai’an People’s Hospital of Nanjing Medical University researchers find acupuncture combined with intermittent catheterization alleviates neurogenic bladder dysfunction caused by traumatic spinal cord...

UofL researchers finding ways to improve lives of spinal cord injury patients

https://youtu.be/8aERFRr2HKw University of Louisville researchers are finding ways to help those who suffer catastrophic spinal cord injuries battle other health problems related to their injury. One of the secondary health effects of severe spinal cord injury...

Partnership key to fitness success for people with spinal cord injury

UBC research shows personal input and collaboration provide positive results New co-created research at UBC’s Okanagan campus has resulted in ground-breaking increases in physical activity and fitness for those living with spinal cord injury (SCI). Jasmin...

Promising treatment for shoulder pain in wheelchair users with spinal cord injury

Researchers report initial results for a minimally invasive intervention for relief of chronic refractory shoulder pain in upper-limb dependent individuals with spinal cord injury East Hanover, NJ. A New Jersey team of researchers has reported...

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...