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    avatar- better dead than paralyzed

    pretty much sums it up!
  2. Sticky: well for one, there are no such thing as...

    well for one, there are no such thing as embryonic stem cell therapies, at least for humans. Rats enjoy these benefits, go back to running on their wheel, and have mind-blowing sex.
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    neuro is idiot

    tell your neuro that he is an idiot right to his dumb, oblivious face
  4. Thread: geron

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    no, it failed in it's inception. Don't worry...

    no, it failed in it's inception. Don't worry other things will come along in the next 60 years. see ya then, oh that's right, we'll all be dead and buried.
  5. Thread: geron

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    troll

    listen here buddy, there is shared consensus on this from sources who are actually famous in the SCI research field. I'm not gonna name names, but for you, my crippled friend, you obviously don't...
  6. Thread: geron

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    geron

    the geron clinical trials were doomed to fail from the very start? A big waste of everyone's time!
  7. Sticky: why

    my bitterness stems from the fact that doctors screwed me up, and my injury is t12, rendering me ineligible for any trial and/or future therapy. not to mention 10 years old. this leaves me with...
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    Sticky: dr. young

    dr. young-
    in your estimation, how brilliant is your neighbor dr. kerr?
  9. Thread: Help!!!

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    nancy

    If you want aggressive, cutting edge terapy ( as if it really existed ), Burke is NOT the place. Burke is for grandmothers with broken hips, not young people afflicted with SCI. I left Burke after...
  10. Sticky: steve

    I just had my 10 year anniversary of sci due to a spinal infarction, and believe me when I tell you that things were looking a lot more hopeful in 1999 in regards to any kind of life altering...
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    2002

    "I have seen a positive shift since my 2002 injury, but I also have seen how slowly things truly progress. I understand what Boggs is saying; I know he wants it, we all do".

    it's funny schmekey,...
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    it helps a little ( for me ), when after...

    it helps a little ( for me ), when after realizing that researchers/scientists don't really care about treating humans, which is why that even today NO effective pain therapy for those with chronic...
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    how about 10 years after complete t12 paraplegia?

    how about 10 years after complete t12 paraplegia?
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    is necrotic ( dead tissue ) the same as scar...

    is necrotic ( dead tissue ) the same as scar tissue? If one's spinal cord is necrotic in spots doesn't that mean that all cell bodies are dead? In this case what could be done?! ...
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    can't do/ won't do

    dr.'s and scientists are waaay out of their league dealing with sci. Forget a miracle cure, pain cannot and hasn't even been addressed since sci began. The best way to go for some relief is mocking...
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    ok- is this better- we're all gonna be fixed and...

    ok- is this better- we're all gonna be fixed and saved within 5 years!
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    deemaxi- agreed- long-term paraplegics will...

    deemaxi-
    agreed- long-term paraplegics will always be para, and this cure nonsense was out of hand several years ago, but today, expectations have been re-aligned, and any slim hopes completely...
  18. he's screwed!

    he's screwed!
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    if lumbosacral spinal cord is pretty much...

    if lumbosacral spinal cord is pretty much necrotic due to blood flow stoppage, I mean would could be done theoretically? It doesn't look good, especially if one hopes to be lucky enough to enter a...
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    good question

    I know that it's easy to see in MRI's how atrophied the spinal cord becomes, but as far as I know, they only can see the real damage if you're dead and a cross-section of the spinal cord is examined.
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    spinal infarction/ vascular steal

    A renowned neurologist just informed that suffering a prolonged ischemic insult to the spinal cord, infarction turns more nerve tissue into necrotic scar tissue. The damage to the intrinsic cord...
  22. have dogs donated thousands for sci research?! ...

    have dogs donated thousands for sci research?! any humane human being would put his/her dog to sleep after she/he sustained an injury as serious as this! This adds insult to injury! No animal...
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    Sticky: china sci network

    I don't understand- China's gymnast hero sustained a devastating sci before the olympics even began, and doctors tell her she'll never, ever walk. She should've been in the thick of clinical...
  24. that's great ( if you are a dog)

    super, let's try to help dogs with sci, forget actual fucking human beings!
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    wrong!

    I have followed research first with Chris Reeve, who got mw on a program of treadmill walking. I spent much time at Craig in Denver, picking the brains of the brightest they had to extract info. I...
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