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Category: Spinal Cord Injuries

Looking to babies to help spinal injury victims walk again

July 12th, 2016 in Spinal Cord Injuries

When someone suffers an injury to the spinal cord their life may be changed forever. Among other things, it could render them unable to walk. While some individuals in this situation will never be able to use their limbs again,…

Spinal injury victim uses thoughts to move hand

May 3rd, 2016 in Spinal Cord Injuries

There are many serious types of injuries that someone who is involved in an accident might find that he or she is facing. Spinal injuries are undoubtedly some of the most serious. In the worst cases these could lead to…

Is hydrogel the key to healing spinal cord injuries?

March 23rd, 2016 in Spinal Cord Injuries

When someone suffers a spinal cord injury it is possible they could become paralyzed. Despite multiple efforts to find an effective treatment that can undo the injury, historically there has not been an approach that works consistently. A recent study…

How lawyers can help with catastrophic injuries

February 9th, 2016 in Spinal Cord Injuries

Few people who reside in Ottawa consider how quickly their lives could change if they are injured in an accident. When someone suffers a catastrophic injury—such as a spinal injury—they may find their lives are never the same. Among other…

Recovering from a spinal injury involves hard work, great expense

January 8th, 2016 in Spinal Cord Injuries

While it is of course sad when anyone suffers a serious spinal injury, this is particularly true when the person in this situation is a young person. Learning how to accommodate being unable to use one’s legs, or all limbs,…

Kids with incomplete spinal injury may receive treatment funds

November 6th, 2015 in Spinal Cord Injuries

Following a spinal cord injury most people focus on securing the best possible care. This is important because in some situations that treatment can lead to significant improvements of the injured person’s condition, enabling them to use parts of their…

Donation leads to creation of spinal research chair position

August 29th, 2015 in Spinal Cord Injuries

Individuals who reside in Ottawa and suffer from spinal injuries could benefit from a research chair recently created at an area hospital, which will focus on finding a cure for the injury. The chair, which will reside at the Ottawa…

What happens when someone suffers a spinal injury?

August 3rd, 2015 in Spinal Cord Injuries

Readers are likely well aware how devastating a spinal cord injury could be. Partial or total paralysis of one’s body is an outcome that few can imagine having to adapt to. Sadly, people find that they are in this situation…

Use of stems cells to treat spinal injury shows promise in study

July 4th, 2015 in Spinal Cord Injuries

There are many injuries that could occur as a result of an accident. Those that impact the spine are often particularly devastating and could result in someone being unable to use his or her limbs ever again. Researchers are continually…

Advancements in the use of robotic limbs controlled by brain

June 5th, 2015 in Spinal Cord Injuries

An injury to the spine is one of the most devastating that someone can experience and survive. Though a person who lives through a spinal injury is alive, the quality of his or her life can be greatly impacted. This…

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