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2013-06-28 23:25:32

Push to Walk, a Riverdale based nonprofit, plans to team up with local first responders to educate and help them better understand the world of paralysis. Riverdale, NJ (PRWEB) June 28, 2013 During summer 2013 Push to Walk will invite the first responders of Riverdale, Pompton Lakes, and Wanaque to visit the gym to make them more familiar with spinal cord injuries (SCI) and other forms of paralysis. It is important that first responders are prepared and knowledgeable in the case of...

2013-06-27 23:37:06

Local Tampa area orthopedic ambulatory surgical center, The Bonati Institute advises pool-goers to use extreme caution when diving this summer season. More than 850 spinal cord injuries result from diving accidents each year. Hudson, FL (PRWEB) June 26, 2013 The Bonati Institute recommends pool-goers use extreme caution this summer season. According to an article published on May 13 in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, the University of Alabama at Birmingham National Spinal Cord Injury...

2013-02-06 10:11:07

A training regimen to adjust the body's motor reflexes may help improve mobility for some people with incomplete spinal cord injuries, according to a study supported by the National Institutes of Health. During training, the participants were instructed to suppress a knee jerk-like reflex elicited by a small shock to the leg. Those who were able to calm hyperactive reflexes — a common effect of spinal cord injuries — saw improvements in their walking. The study was led by...


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reremouse
  • A bat.
The word 'reremouse' comes from Middle English reremous, from Old English hrēremūs, hrērmūs ("bat"), equivalent to rear (“to move, shake, stir”) +‎ mouse.
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