Articles about spinal cord


Chronic Pain After Spinal Cord Injury: Is There a Role for Neuron-Immune Dysregulation?

Last updated: 07/10/2020

Spinal cord injury (SCI) is a devastating event with a tremendous impact in the life of the affected individual and family. Traumatic injuries related to motor vehicle...

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UNB research focuses on life satisfaction after traumatic spinal cord injury

Last updated: 07/07/2020

A study, conceived and designed by a University of New Brunswick PhD candidate, is examining the perceptions and reality of life satisfaction following traumatic spinal cord...

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Common Causes of Sacral Spinal Cord Injuries

Last updated: 06/29/2020

Among all the spinal cord injuries that are possible, sacral spinal cord injuries are the rarest. Located below the lumbar section and above the tailbone, the sacral section of...

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Don't Ignore Tingling and Numbness in Hands and Feet

Last updated: 05/07/2020

If you’ve ever experienced tingling and numbness in your hands and feet (or wrists and elbows), you know it feels a lot worse than it sounds. There are many reasons why you...

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How a Spinal Cord Injury Brings Me Peace in a Pandemic

Last updated: 04/03/2020

Raise your hand if the situation surrounding our global health crisis has gotten you out of your comfort zone. I’m sure if I could see a room of those reading this blog, many,...

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New Multiple Sclerosis Treatment Clinical Trial Begins Enrollment

Last updated: 01/10/2020

Outline: Clinical trial of Autologous Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation versus Best Available Therapy for Multiple Sclerosis (BEAT-MS) begins enrollment. BEAT-MS will be...

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Definitions of Human Brain Components

Last updated: 11/14/2019

Definitions of Human Brain Components Publish Date: 2017/12/21 - (Rev. 2019/11/02) Author: Disabled World Contact : www.disabled-world.com Outline: Glossary of some of the words...

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People With Disabilities Hit Waves During Surfing Event At Jersey Shore

Last updated: 08/09/2019

WILDWOOD, NJ (CBS) — It happens in 12 cities across the country, but on Sunday, Life Rolls On rolled on to Wildwood Crest in New Jersey for the “They Will Surf Again” event. On...

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News and Notes from the NIDILRR Community and Beyond June 7th

Last updated: 08/07/2019

News and Notes from the NIDILRR Community and Beyond News, events, alerts, and announcements for the disability and rehabilitation community Some email programs may not render...

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Consumer Highlight: Ashley Harrington - Assistive Technology at Easter Seals Crossroads

Last updated: 08/06/2019

I went to meet with Ashley Harrington to learn about the services she has been receiving through Easterseals Crossroads. When I arrived at her home, her little white dog was...

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