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2011-05-19 17:30:00

Regimen of Epidural Spinal Cord Stimulation Plus Extensive Locomotor Training "A Significant Breakthrough"; Results Published Today in The Lancet LOUISVILLE, Ky., May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A team of scientists at the University of Louisville, UCLA and the California Institute of Technology has achieved a significant breakthrough in its initial work with a paralyzed male volunteer at Louisville's Frazier Rehab Institute.

2011-03-24 08:00:00

ATLANTA, March 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the lead agency on traumatic brain injury for Georgia, the Brain and Spinal Injury Trust Fund Commission is joining the Sarah Jane Brain Foundation to host two town hall meetings as part of their 40+ state national tour to raise awareness about pediatric brain injury and to promote the sharing of ideas to help states develop comprehensive systems of care for children.

2011-03-08 07:44:57

The combination of a person's age and the results of four neurological tests accurately predicts the chances of that person walking again after a serious spinal cord injury, according to this study.

2011-02-10 10:27:00

BALTIMORE, Feb. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- NRH Regional Rehab, National Rehabilitation Hospital's network of outpatient centers located in Maryland, D.C.

2010-10-12 06:25:00

Doctors have begun treatment on the first patient to receive human embryonic stem cells, although details of the groundbreaking clinical trial are still under wraps.

2010-07-13 15:27:00

MINNEAPOLIS, July 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Courage Center's Activity Based Locomotor Exercise (ABLE) program has been named one of five community-based fitness and wellness facilities of the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation's NeuroRecovery Network (NRN).

2010-05-13 12:00:00

Good Shepherd To Manage Medical Rehabilitation Services for CHOP ALLENTOWN, Pa., May 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network (GSRN) based in Allentown, Pennsylvania, and the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) have signed a management contract whereby GSRN will manage all medical rehabilitation services provided to CHOP's patients.

2009-07-06 12:45:00

An assistive technology that enables individuals to maneuver a powered wheelchair or control a mouse cursor using simple tongue movements can be operated by individuals with high-level spinal cord injuries, according to the results of a recently completed clinical trial.

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