Spinal Cord Injury

First Teaser Trailer for ‘Any One of Us’ Doc About Spinal Cord Injuries – First Showing

“There’s a chance that he’s not going to walk again.” Red Bull Media has unveiled a teaser…

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SUFU 2019: Transcutaneous Spinal Cord Stimulation to Effect Lower Urinary Tract Activity after Spinal Cord Injury – Uro Today

ranscutaneous stimulation of spinal cord in spinal cord injury patients has been used to improve trunk and…

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Printed scaffolds promote precision spinal cord repair – Physics World

Researchers from California have used a rapid fabrication technique to produce tissue scaffolds that mimic the 3D…

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‘Just like Iron Man’: Calgary surgeon undergoes experimental spinal surgery – CBC News

Dr. Richi Gill’s life changed in an instant. The 38-year-old surgeon, who helped develop Calgary’s bariatric surgery program,…

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Japan approves use of iPS cells to treat spinal cord injuries – Nikkei Asian Review

Japan’s health ministry on Monday approved the use of induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cells to treat spinal…

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Researchers test new way to restore bladder control after spinal cord injury – KFSN-TV

Twenty nine-year-old Hinesh Patel broke his neck and damaged his spine when he fell off a balcony…

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Direct Nerve Stimulation Using MyoRegulator System Seen to Reduce Spasticity in Mice with Spinal Injury – Multiple Sclerosis News Today

Treatment with PathMaker Neurosystems’ anodal trans‐spinal direct current stimulation (tsDCS), a non-invasive direct nerve stimulation tool called…

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Reconstructing the Spinal Cord with a Hydrogel Scaffold – Advanced Science News

The spinal cord plays an essential role in sensory processing and controlling movement, breathing, and other voluntary…

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Jess Collins grateful to be home and ready for new challenges after spinal cord injury – Newcastle Herald

BACK home, but with more goals in mind, a smiling Jess Collins says she has a lot…

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Christopher Reeve Foundation raised $138M for spinal cord injury research to help the paralyzed walk – Daily Mail

Christopher Reeve’s daughter says her late father’s charity work has helped develop research into a new technique…

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Japan approves stem-cell therapy for spinal cord injuries—but does it even work? – Genetic Literacy Project

Japan has approved a stem-cell treatment for spinal-cord injuries. The event marks the first such therapy for…

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3D printing helps heal spinal cord injuries in rats – Sky News

Humans with severe spinal cord injuries have been offered hope by scientists who have successfully treated rats…

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3D-printed scaffold helps treat severed spinal cords in rats – Reuters

Patients with severed spinal cords once had no hope of regaining limb function. But a method that…

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3D printed implant promotes nerve cell growth to treat spinal cord injury – EurekAlert

For the first time, researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine and Institute of…

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The breakthroughs that could save our lives – BBC News

It has been a remarkable year of promise in medical science – from reversing blindness and paralysis…

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Zapping the spinal cord helped paralyzed people learn to move again – Science News

The spinal cord can make a comeback. Intensive rehabilitation paired with electric stimulation of the spinal cord allowed…

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Regrowing damaged nerves hinges on shutting down key genes – Washington University School of Medicine

Neurons in the brain and spinal cord don’t grow back after injury, unlike those in the rest…

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Worldwide Adoption of Ekso Bionics® EksoGT™ Exoskeleton Allows Stroke and Spinal Cord Injury Patients to Take 100 Million Steps to Date – GlobeNewswire

More than 240 leading rehabilitation centers in over 30 countries helped their patients walk 50,000 miles in…

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Spinal cord stimulator restores bladder control – WNDU-TV

A UCLA researcher is working on a treatment that may restore an ability most people lose after…

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Timing could mean everything after spinal cord injury – EurekAlert

Moderate damage to the thoracic spinal cord causes widespread disruption to the timing of the body’s daily…

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