3 hrs ago
Study Targets Mechanism Behind Involuntary Muscle Spasm in SCI
A study on rats has reportedly revealed the potential cause of the involuntary muscle contractions that patients with severe spinal cord injuries frequently suffer, according to researchers at the University of Copenhagen. The findings appear in the Journal of Neuroscience .
3 hrs ago
Robotic exoskeleton allows paraplegics to walk again
"It's just amazing to be able to walk," Ross said. "I thought four years ago that this would never happen again, that's for sure."
Tue Sep 16, 2014
Burlington Times News
Relearning how to play in the Paralympic Experience
The Paralympic Experience will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the Graham Recreation Center, 311 College St. "People with disabilities may not realize that they can still get out there and participate in sports. Adaptive sports are not being offered in the community," said Scott Reavis, chair of the Alamance County Mayors Committee for Persons with Disabilities.
ReWalk Robotics (NASDAQ: RWLK) to Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Opening Bell
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Mon Sep 08, 2014
What to Know Before Filing a California Spinal Injury Lawsuit
Spinal cord injuries can have significant negative long-term impacts on a person's life. Most spinal injuries involve damage to the spinal cord that results in either full or partial loss of sensation and motor control.
Medical News Today
Spinal cord and Parkinson's disease patients likely to benefit from new research
In a study on rats, researchers at the University of Copenhagen have discovered the cause of the involuntary muscle contractions which patients with severe spinal cord injuries frequently suffer. The findings have just been published in the Journal of Neuroscience and, in the long run, can pave the way for new treatment methods.
Fri Sep 05, 2014
UofL Pediatric Spinal Cord Injury Research Program Garners Significant Support
LOUISVILLE, Ky. - At three months of age, Emmalie Smith suffered a spinal cord injury leaving her paralyzed.
Thu Sep 04, 2014
New research offers help for spinal cord patients
Many patients suffer from severe spinal cord injuries after being involved in traffic accidents or accidents at work. An injury to the spinal cord is a catastrophe for the individual, and often results in complete or partial paralysis of the person's arms and legs.
Tue Sep 02, 2014
Wolfpack campus in Raleigh readies for Dog Olympics
The Dog Olympics are coming back for the 23rd year, featuring events such as best trick contests, canine team demonstrations and a ParaOlympics Parade for dogs with spinal cord injuries that live in custom-made carts.
Mon Sep 01, 2014
Nevada Business Journal
ThinkFirst of Northern Nevada to Host Inaugural Golf Tournament at Rosewood Lakes
ThinkFirst of Northern Nevada a 501c3 non-profit organization, is dedicated to the prevention of brain and spinal cord injuries among children and teens through local educational programs and partnerships.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
Gridiron Heroes founders talk about non-profitGridiron Heroes...
Chris Canales and his father, Eddie, formed a non-profit group called "Gridiron Heroes."
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Asterias Biotherapeutics to launch stem cell therapy trial
Almost three years after a Bay Area company shut down the world's first clinical trial of a therapy using embryonic stem cells, another local company is reviving the therapy.
Stem cell trial for spinal cord injuries cleared by FDA
Michael West founded Geron, which halted its early-stage stem cell trial in spinal cord injury patients.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Helping hand gives Jason a lift
A GOVERNMENT funding shortfall has forced a California Gully man to reach out to the community for help in buying a new wheelchair.