Wednesday, May 12, 2021

Tag: Treatments

Osmotic therapy device reduces swelling to prevent secondary injuries in rats

Improving treatment of spinal cord injuries When injured, the spinal cord swells, restricting blood flow and causing critical and permanent motor, sensory, and autonomic function damage. Rapid prevention of spinal cord swelling immediately after injury...

SciTrialsFinder.net

The trials presented on this website are a subset of those on ClinicalTrials.gov that are for spinal cord injuries and have had features added to them by our expert curators.

New Biomaterial Developed That Could Be a Treatment for Spinal Cord Injuries

Polymerized estrogen shown to protect nervous system cells. Research could enable improved treatment of spinal cord injuries. Spinal cord damage that causes paralysis and reduced mobility doesn’t always stop with the initial trauma, but there...

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...

Dr Jerry Silver – Spinal Cord Damage and Emerging Treatments

Injuries to the spinal cord can cause permanent paralysis and even lead to death, with little to no hope of regaining lost functions once the trauma has occurred. Dr Jerry Silver and his team at...

Japan’s approval of stem-cell treatment for spinal-cord injury concerns scientists

Chief among their worries is insufficient evidence that the therapy works. Japan has approved a stem-cell treatment for spinal-cord injuries. The event marks the first such therapy for this kind of injury to receive...

Stem Cell Therapy for Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury

In this presentation, Dr.Alicia Fuhrman in the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington, explains the complex and rapidly expanding field of stem cell medicine. She begins by clarifying what stem cells are and how...

Paralyzed Mice Walk Following Drug Therapy

Spinal cord injury (SCI) commonly results in paralysis from the injury site down, even when the spinal cord hasn’t been severed completely. The remaining nerve cells that might bridge the gap appear to switch...

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. Loyola Medicine orthopedic surgeon Michael Bednar, MD, was able to...

Scientists discover new way to help nerve regeneration in spinal cord injury

There is currently no cure for spinal cord injury or treatment to help nerve regeneration so therapies offering intervention are limited. People with severe spinal cord injuries can remain paralysed for life and this...