Latest Spinal cord Stories
Researchers from the Medical University of Vienna have identified the mechanisms used by the spinal cord to trigger activity in leg muscles, marking the first time that the spinal cord activation patterns responsible for walking have been successfully decoded.
Amy’s Army, a part of the Amy Van Dyken Foundation Officially Launches to provide support to individuals with spinal cord injuries. Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB)
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.@UnitedSpinal launches resource center at www.spinalcord.org #wheelchairusers, #sci/d #disabilities http://ow.ly/Fxs7U NEW YORK, Dec.
A spinal cord injury can be devastating and life-changing - currently with little hope for full recovery. However, new research from a large team of North American scientists has shown promise for a compound known as intracellular sigma peptide (ISP), according to a report in the journal Nature.
Frequently hunching over to read or write text messages could be damaging your spine, according to a new Surgical Technology International study that compares looking down at a cell phone to placing a 60-pound weight on your neck.
Surgery Performed on 25-Year-Old Valley Man after Dirt Bike Accident PHOENIX, Nov.
For Outstanding Contributions That Assist Georgians With Traumatic Brain and Spinal Cord Injuries ATLANTA, Oct.
CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- InVivo Therapeutics Holdings Corp.
Provides for Immediate Release of Initial Grant Funds MENLO PARK, Calif., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Asterias Biotherapeutics, Inc.
Laminotomy is a procedure that works to decompress the spinal nerve root and/ or spinal cord by removing part of a lamina of the vertebral arch. This started as a hemilaminectomy which is the removal of half of the lamina, left or right, but now is the removal of portions of both sides of the lamina to allow for vertebral stability. Laminotomy is most often accompanied by a facetectomy which is the decompression of a spinal nerve root. How it is Performed When a laminotomy is...
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