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Treatment discovered for spasticity in mice, following spinal cord injuries

In experiments with mice, researchers have studied neuronal mechanisms and found a way to by and large prevent spasticity from developing after spinal cord injuries. A new study from the


STEPS Rehabilitation win prestigious industry award for a second consecutive year

STEPS Rehabilitation, a Sheffield-based company, won “Rehabilitation Provider of the Year” at the national Personal Injury Awards 2019. This is the second consecutive year that STEPS has won the award,


Abnormal bone formation after trauma explained and reversed in mice

Findings implicate a specific type of immune cell behind heterotopic ossification and present a potential target for treatment. Hip replacements, severe burns, spinal cord injuries, blast injuries, traumatic brain injuries


An ‘EpiPen’ for spinal cord injuries

An injection of nanoparticles can prevent the body’s immune system from overreacting to trauma, potentially preventing some spinal cord injuries from resulting in paralysis. The approach was demonstrated in mice


Interleukin protein improves mobility after spinal cord injuries

Interleukin protein improves mobility after spinal cord injuries New research has shown for the first time that an interleukin (IL) protein can suppress the inflammatory response after a spinal cord