Friday, March 1, 2024

Tag: Susan Harkema

Hope Grows for Patients with Spinal Cord Injuries

Severe spinal cord injuries (SCIs) -- often called complete injuries by clinicians -- are ones where no readable signal from the brain reaches the...

How a revolutionary technique got people with spinal-cord injuries back on their feet

Electrical stimulation has promised huge gains for people with paralysis. Now comes the hard part — getting beyond those first steps. Rob Summers was flat...

Experimental Spinal Cord Treatment Helps Texas Man Regain Some Motion After Paralyzing Accident

Kent Stephenson is on a treadmill, working to put one foot in front of the other as a team of trainers helps guide his...

How paralyzed people are learning to walk | Susan Harkema | TEDxManhattanBeach

https://youtu.be/UldL951NGLQ Until now, it was believed that paralysis resulting from spinal cord injury was irreversible. In her provocative talk, Susan Harkema shares breakthrough research showing...

UofL research helps spinal cord injury patients take steps

Two research participants living with traumatic, motor complete spinal cord injury are able to walk over ground thanks to epidural stimulation paired with daily...

Taking Strides Toward Healing Spinal Cord Injuries

Patients with severe spinal cord injury (SCI) often experience chronically low blood pressure that negatively affects their health, their quality of life, and their...

Individual with complete spinal cord injury regains voluntary motor function

A research participant at the University of Louisville with a complete spinal cord injury, who had lost motor function below the level of the...

New $5M Grant to Support Robotics Research for Spinal Cord Injury Patients

Newswise — Balance is an essential component of daily life, something many of us take for granted. But not everyone can. In the United...

How paralyzed patients are able to stand again

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yzOBwR70_Z4 LOUISVILLE, Ky. — In what’s being hailed as a breakthrough in spinal cord injury research, four men paralyzed from the chest down have risen...

You Can Help Find a Cure for Spinal Cord Injury

Wings for Life and the Reeve Foundation have united around a common goal and need your help today. It all started with a single toe....