Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Model Systems Researcher Appointed as Editor in Chief of the Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Dr. Allen Heinemann from the Midwest Regional Spinal Cord Injury Care System (MRSCICS) was recently appointed as Editor in Chief of the Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. The MSKTC congratulates and thanks Dr. Heinemann for his many contributions to the field of spinal cord injury.
Wednesday, March 20, 2013
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
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.