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The AD Dish

Online Exclusive posted Wednesday, January 21, 2015 - 12:58pm

The scoop on Autonomic Dysreflexia … what it is and how to manage it (More)

Stopping Secondary Complications

Reprinted from PN/Paraplegia News January 2015

Research groups across the globe are working to combat the problem of secondary disabilities and the barriers associated with wheelchair use (More)

Good Vibrations

Reprinted from PN/Paraplegia News January 2015

A new five-year study at Shepherd Center’s Hulse Spinal Cord Injury Lab tests the effects of whole-body vibration on walking, leg strength and spasticity to improve mobility for people with incomplete spinal-cord injury. (More)

Finding A Better Seat Cushion

Reprinted from PN/Paraplegia News December 2014

Pressure ulcers are a far too common complication from spinal-cord injury or disease (SCI/D) and a good seat cushion goes a long way in helping prevent what can be a costly, and even deadly, problem. (More)

Improving Mobility

Reprinted from PN/Paraplegia News November 2014

An experimental drug being tested at more than 60 centers worldwide may improve mobility after spinal-cord injury (SCI). (More)

Seeing The Spinal Cord

Reprinted from PN/Paraplegia News October 2014

Researchers from the Vanderbilt University Institute of Imaging Science have found a way to conclusively measure neural signaling in the spinal cords of humans. (More)

Seeing The Spinal Cord

Reprinted from PN/Paraplegia News October 2014

Researchers from the Vanderbilt University Institute of Imaging Science have found a way to conclusively measure neural signaling in the spinal cords of humans. (More)

Breaking Ground

Reprinted from PN/Paraplegia News October 2014

Indego, a robotic walking assistance device, is in its finally stages of testing and expects to gain Food and Drug Administration approval soon. (More)

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