Thursday, September 23, 2021

Tag: surgery

Paralyzed Patients Regain the Use of Their Hands Thanks to Breakthrough Nerve Surgery in...

Recent surgical trials have bestowed new life on quadriplegics who can now return to activities they never thought they’d be able to do again,...

Rewiring of nerves gives movement to paralyzed arms and hands

Researchers from Australia have successfully “rewired” the nerves within the paralyzed arms of some accident survivors and provided them with successful movement of arms...

Transplanting adult spinal cord tissues: A new strategy of repair spinal cord injury

Spinal cord is the main pathway of communication between brain and peripheral nervous system. Spinal cord injury (SCI) often leads to sensory and motor...
Geoffrey Craigie

‘There’s definitely hope,’ Muskegon man receives rare stem cell therapy

Geoffrey Craigie, 29, suffered a traumatic spine injury on New Year's Eve in 2017 that paralyzed him from the neck down. GRAND RAPIDS, Mich....
tendon transfer surgery

Using tendon transfer surgery to restore key functions in spinal cord injury patient

https://youtu.be/MsVWs49cyhM After suffering a severe cervical spinal cord injury from a bad fall at work, Scott McConnell had little function remaining in his hands and...

Tendon Transfer: Restoring Hand & Arm Function to Spinal Cord Patients

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MsVWs49cyhM After suffering a severe spinal cord injury from a bad fall at work, Scott McConnell had little function remaining in his hands and arms....

InVivo Therapeutics scaffold device may improve spinal cord injury — 4 key insights

An investigational scaffold device from InVivo Therapeutics increases the likelihood that a patient with acute thoracic complete spinal cord injury will have a neurologic...

A 3-D spinal cord atlas will improve treatment of difficult injuries

American football has a proud place in professional and collegiate sports, not to mention in hometown culture. Lately, the focus in football has been...

Epidural Stimulation- Breakthrough Treatment for Spinal Cord Injury

https://youtu.be/pTwNsIM7HMc Today the Epidural Stimulation Procedure brings new hope for Patients with Spinal Cord Injury. This Breakthrough treatment comprises of the Epidural Stimulation surgery where...

Real-life ‘Iron Man’: Paralyzed surgeon uses standing wheelchair to perform surgeries

https://youtu.be/QKLemdYK-wM Dr. Chris McCullough of the Morristown Medical Center uses a $20,000 dollar standing wheelchair enabling him to perform five to six surgeries a day....