Friday, May 24, 2024

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Paralysis patients take a chance

BEIJING — In January 2004, Kim Allen suddenly began having trouble turning the key in her car's ignition. All too quickly, a spreading weakness...

Monster Mile latest challenge

DOVER — Dover International Speedway, with its concrete surface, steep banking and tight turns, is an intimidating track for even the most accomplished race...

Spinal experts urge footy rule changes

A review of spinal cord injuries in Australian footballers has sparked calls for rule changes in both rugby union and rugby league. Apart from the...

SCI Rehabilitation

It is very important to be confident about the quality of care you or a loved one will receive when entering a Rehabilitation program....

Common Questions about Spinal Cord Injury

1. What is Spinal Cord Injury? Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) is damage to the spinal cord that results in a loss of function such as...

Spinal Cord Injury Functional Goals

The spinal column is separated into 5 specific Functional areas. The spinal cord is a bundle of nerve cells and fibers wrapped together...

Spinal Cord Injury Glossary

Abdominal Binder - Wide elastic binder use to help prevent a drop in blood pressure or used for cosmetic purposes to hold in abdomen....

Race to Human Stem-Cell Trials

SAN DIEGO -- Several scientists have used embryonic or fetal stem cells to help rodents with spinal cord injuries walk again. The researchers travel...

Recovery process slow, continuing for Ringling football coach

An old adage says, "Time heals all wounds." While the axiom may have a more emotional meaning, for Ringling football coach Rick Gandy, it's...

Paralyzed Floridian hopes to walk again

By Tal Abbady - South Florida Sun-Sentinel DELRAY BEACH, Fla. - He once was a swimmer and scuba diver whose idea of a quick afternoon...