Wednesday, June 12, 2024

Tag: Treatments

Spinal Cord Injury Treatment and Cure Research

When spinal cord injury (SCI) occurs, one of the most difficult issues to deal with is that there is no “cure” at the...

Pain after Spinal Cord Injury

This InfoSheet is based in large part on "Pain Following Spinal Cord Injury: Clinical Features, Prevalence, and Taxonomy"* by Philip J. Siddal, Robert P....

Earliest Time Frame of Potential SCI Therapies

Many people have been asking about potential time frames of therapies that are under development for spinal cord injury. There are too many unknowns...

Facing the Realities of Managed Care and HMOs

Bill, 55, was repairing his roof on a Saturday afternoon when he fell, sustaining a C4 spinal cord injury. He was rushed to the...

Adjustment After SCI: Facts Vs. Myths

No one is happy about sustaining a spinal cord injury, and few who have experienced it will tell you it wasn't a traumatic event...

Spasticity Evaluation System

The Spasticity Evaluation System is based on an electromechanical method of eliciting and measuring spasticity at the ankle. The system has been used to...

Pain and Spinal Cord Injury: Causes and Treatments

Chronic pain is a frequent problem in the majority of the SCI population and can occur not only above the level of injury but...

Chronic Pain after Spinal Cord Injury

Spinal cord injury (SCI) typically results in sensory paralysis, or a loss of feeling in areas using nerves that connect to the spinal cord...

A Cost Analysis of Spinal Cord Injury Research

Many people are raising funds for spinal cord injury (SCI) research but do not have a clear idea of what the funds are paying...

Hyperbaric Oxygenation Therapy

Recent press reports have claimed that hyperbaric oxygenation (HBO) therapy may be beneficial for acute and even chronic spinal cord injury. HBO therapy involves...