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Spinal Research believes in a world where spinal cord injury is no longer a life sentence

Tackling Paralysis is the latest campaign from Spinal Research, promoting awareness of paralysis within the rugby community. The concept began with four men at sea … At the heart of

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New Zealand study of cannabis use in people with spinal cord injuries

Using cannabis helps people with spinal cord injuries better tolerate almost constant and excruciating pain and participate in community and family life without feeling like ‘zombies’, a new study has

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Animal-assisted therapy aids in spinal cord injury recovery

Researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham have partnered with Hand in Paw, Alabama’s animal-assisted therapy (AAT) provider, to assess the efficacy of AAT dogs as an aid in rehabilitation following an

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Active lifestyles may help damaged nerves to heal after spinal injuries

New research from Imperial College London shows that leading an active lifestyle may increase the likelihood of damaged nerves regenerating after a spinal cord injury The early-stage findings, published in the

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Promising treatment for shoulder pain in wheelchair users with spinal cord injury

A New Jersey team of researchers has reported the successful, long-term relief of chronic refractory shoulder pain in a wheelchair user with spinal cord injury (SCI) following a single injection

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Spinal cord injury patients exhibit an increased risk of acute myocardial infarction

Spinal cord injury patients exhibit an increased risk of acute myocardial infarction A study published in the journal Spine has examined the increased risk of acute myocardial infarction in patients