Spinal Cord Injury


Washington University-Led Study Seeking Patients to Restore Arm and Hand Function Post-Spinal Cord Injury

Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis is launching a multi-center clinical trial assessing whether the surgical rerouting of nerves can restore hand and arm function in people who have suffered spinal cord injuries in their necks. Apparently, some...

Breakthrough Development from Stem Cell Clinical Trial at Mayo Clinic: Surfer with Debilitating Spinal Cord Injury Walking Again

Chris Barr met the ultimate life-changing tragedy when he was involved with a surfing accident permanently damaging his spinal cord. He thought he would never walk again—the “prognosis was bad,” noted Barr in a recent ABC Good Morning America interview. Things felt so...

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