Friday, April 23, 2021

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How can employers support workers with spinal injuries?

There has been slow progress in getting more disabled people into work, and those with spinal cord injuries have a particularly low employment rate. What can employers do to support them back to work,...

How is Spirituality Linked to Quality of Life in People with Spinal Cord Injury?

A spinal cord injury (SCI) is damage anywhere along the spinal cord, often due to an accident or other trauma. SCI typically causes a loss of movement and feeling below the damaged part of...

Neuralstem files FDA application for first chronic spinal cord injury stem cell trial

Neuralstem, Inc. (NYSE Amex:CUR) announced that it has filed an Investigational New Drug (IND) application with the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to begin a Phase I safety clinical trial for chronic...

Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation Announces Expansion of NeuroRecovery Network

Three community-based health and wellness facilities to provide better access to exercise for those living with paralysis The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation has named three new locations to its NeuroRecovery Network (NRN) Community Fitness...

Safety Follow-up of Adult Stem Cell Patients Yields Promising Results

The XCell-Center has completed a promising safety follow-up of 870 patients who were treated by lumbar puncture for various indications such as spinal cord injury, Parkinson's disease, cerebral palsy, and more. Patients were surveyed...

Pitt Study Shows Wheelchair Breakdowns Common and Cause Problems for Spinal-Cord Injured Users

PITTSBURGH, – Nearly half of all individuals with spinal cord injury have to repair their wheelchairs in a six-month period due to a breakdown, according to a University of Pittsburgh-led study. Such breakdowns can negatively...

Survey on wheelchair user experiences

Research analysts at UConn invite individuals who use wheelchairs to participate in this survey and share thoughts and opinions pertaining to wheelchair use. Responses will remain confidential and will provide valuable insight into current...