12/12/2014 - 10:05am
There’s nothing more important if you ask me than reliability in the echelon of PCA’s. I need one each morning and night, seven days a week, but I’m lucky – my PCAs don’t have to stay all day. Once I’m in my chair, I...
12/11/2014 - 9:24pm
A functioning quadriplegic after breaking his neck in a fall off a cliff at 16, Garrett Hickling tried just about every wheelchair sport there was before latching onto rough-and-tumble wheelchair rugby.
12/11/2014 - 5:34pm
A Florida State University student who was injured in a shooting on campus vows to return and get his degree. Farhan “Ronny” Ahmed, 21, was outside the Strozier Library the night former Florida State University student Mayron May opened fire...
12/09/2014 - 4:03am
Spinal cord injuries in children are life-altering for both the patient and the family.
12/04/2014 - 5:41am
Case Western Reserve scientists have developed a new chemical compound that shows extraordinary promise in restoring function lost to spinal cord injury. The compound, which the researchers dubbed intracellular sigma peptide (ISP), allowed paralyzed...
12/04/2014 - 2:45am
Bill to widen disability assistance heads to Senate for final approval after House OKs bill
12/04/2014 - 2:11am
A neurotoxin called acrolein found in tobacco smoke that is thought to increase pain in people with spinal cord injury has now been shown to accumulate in mice exposed to the equivalent of 12 cigarettes daily over a short time period.
12/03/2014 - 5:22pm
Yesterday I spoke with a very nice woman named Sara who was trying to assist her brother acquire a standing frame. Sara’s brother is 5 years post SCI, and his submission for a standing device was denied by his insurance. I asked my usual list...
12/02/2014 - 10:40pm
The Conversation AU
Spinal cord injury: big hope is cell therapy but exercise is best for nowThe Conversation AUIt made headlines around the world and raised the hopes of many people with spinal cord injuries that they too might one day have their...
12/02/2014 - 2:02pm
The Future of Treatments for Spinal Cord InjuryBioscience TechnologySpinal cord injury often causes paralysis below the level of injury, and, as their injury becomes chronic, patients can suffer from secondary ailments such as...