Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Model Systems Researcher Published in Physical Therapy

Dr. T. George Hornby, principal investigator from the Midwest Regional Spinal Cord Injury Care System (MRSCICS), recently published a paper in Physical Therapy titled Kinematic, Muscular, and Metabolic Responses During Exoskeletal-,Elliptical-, or Therapist-Assisted Stepping in People With Incomplete Spinal Cord Injury. Access the abstract here.

Thursday, March 14, 2013

UAB-SCIMS Seeks Participants for Spinal Cord Injury Research

The University of Alabama at Birmingham Spinal Cord Injury Model System (UAB-SCIMS) is recruiting participants for a study titled Spinal Cord Injury Model System Virtual Walking for Reducing Spinal Cord Injury-Related Neuropathic Pain. This study investigates a 3D-video simulation as a cost effective home-base treatment option for neuropathic pain after spinal cord injury. Participants must have chronic neuropathic pain at or below the injury level, must be at least three months post-injury, must be 19 to 65 years old and must live in Alabama. Participates will receive payment for participating in study. For more information contact Juliette Galindo.

Thursday, March 7, 2013

Webcast and Live Chat: Developing a Personal Emergency Preparedness Plan for Individuals with SCI

The NIDRR-funded New England Regional Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) Center and the Spaulding-Harvard SCI Model System Center present Developing a Personal Emergency Preparedness Plan for Individuals with SCI, March 14th, 6:30-8:00pm EST. This webcast and live chat will discuss how consumers can prepare for emergencies by developing a plan that meets their specific needs, as well as state and national resources that can help individuals identify emergency support services in their own areas. Registration for the webcast is free but required. Register online or call 866/607-1804.