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2015-03-03 08:36:37

CARDIFF, Calif., March 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- NI Research (NIR) has released the March/April issue of NeuroPerspective,

2015-02-04 12:27:05

Second-Ever Implantation Of Neuro-Spinal Scaffold Performed Related To Spinal Cord Injuries CHARLOTTE, N.C., Feb.

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2015-02-02 14:44:39

Thank goodness for your spinal cord on icy treks! In a recent study, professor Martyn Goulding and his colleagues explain that when we need to keep our balance on slick surfaces such as ice, there is a cluster of neurons in our spinal cords, which serve as a sort of “mini-brain.”

walking
2015-01-12 10:09:00

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.

2014-12-27 23:01:39

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)

2014-12-09 08:31:21

.@UnitedSpinal launches resource center at www.spinalcord.org #wheelchairusers, #sci/d #disabilities http://ow.ly/Fxs7U NEW YORK, Dec.

central nervous system
2014-12-06 06:44:53

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.

texting and walking
2014-11-20 06:09:36

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.


Latest Spinal cord Reference Libraries

Laminotomy
2013-04-30 09:59:37

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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quilisma
  • In medieval musical notation, a sign or neume denoting a shake or trill.
The word 'quilisma' comes from a Greek word meaning 'a roll'.