Monday, October 3, 2022

A congressman wasn’t allowed on a flight — because of his wheelchair

Wheelchairs powered by lithium-ion batteries are growing in popularity, but airline workers have mistakenly prevented some passengers, including Rep. Jim Langevin, from boarding planes When...

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Able Outdoors' mission is to show the world what we can do in the outdoors, to bring the entire adaptive equipment field into one...

Finding Meaning and Joy After Spinal Cord Injury

Preethi Srinivasan was an 18-year-old with a bright future in sports and academics. A state-level medalist in swimming, she was also a proficient cricket...

Bringing effective treatments to people with spinal cord injury: Meet Dr. Wise Young

Meet our sixth disruptor Dr. Wise Young. He and his team have embarked on a nearly impossible mission to cure spinal cord injuries. With...

Maintaining Your Health After A Spinal Cord Injury

Maintaining your health post-injury can be challenging. United Spinal Association is here to provide you with the information and resources you need to make...

Botox Treatment for Spasticity

The benefits go beyond cosmetic enhancements If you’re living with multiple sclerosis (MS), cerebral palsy or another neurological condition, you may already be well familiar...

SCI Neurostimulation Research at Shirley Ryan AbilityLab

Research led by Monica Perez, PhD, uses a noninvasive neurostimulation treatment to target synaptic connections in the spinal cord. In the process, it improves...

Scientists develop blueprint for turning stem cells into sensory interneurons

The findings represent an important step toward cell therapies to restore sensation in people with spinal cord injuries Key takeaways: Just like the real thing....

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