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  1. This is amazing news for those with MS, epilepsy,...

    This is amazing news for those with MS, epilepsy, or stroke damage. I guess it is a waiting game to see the implications for SCI survivors.
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    Electronic Spinal Cord "chip"

    Dr. Richard Stein of the University of Alberta and his colleagues have been working on an electronic device designed to be placed directly on the spinal cord to assist with walking in SCI survivors....
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    Devices for Increasing Independence

    Engineers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have developed a new device that will help those with severe disabilities, such as those who are immobilized by a spinal cord injury, live fuller and...
  4. thank you for the link and information, that is...

    thank you for the link and information, that is exactly what I was looking for. I see the participants were all more than 3 months post-injury, but I didn't see if they were under a certain...
  5. Rights of those with disabilities in the U.S.

    According to The Seattle Times guest columnists Dick Thornburgh and Paul Steven Miller, the disabled are the world’s largest minority yet only 45 countries can claim laws that protect the rights of...
  6. although this study found treadmill training may...

    although this study found treadmill training may not be superior to other therapies, I wonder if a study has looked into using electronic stimulation in combination with BWSTT? I've heard so often...
  7. I once saw a program about a woman who was...

    I once saw a program about a woman who was paralyzed with limited use of her arms, but she was still able to give birth to a child and raise him with the help of her husband. I think people often...
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    I've heard of growth hormone being used to help...

    I've heard of growth hormone being used to help encourage nerve growth.
    You may find this article interesting- it's about the use of electricity in physical therapy, and how it can help strengthen...
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    It seems overwhelming to have to deal with the...

    It seems overwhelming to have to deal with the types of issues you're experiencing, Max.

    Like Jersey said, maybe you would benefit from post-acute, or chronic care treatment.

    This is a link to...
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    Help through a Recovery Plateau

    I've heard a fair amount from people who are looking for insite into the healing plateaus they reach. I wrote a bit about it in regards to a wonderful blog post I came across. There are some good...
  11. Thread: Inspiring!

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    Inspiring!

    I came across this great story about disabled surfers and what the coordinator for "They Will Surf Again", Joe Levy, is doing to reconnect people with their passions. It's inspiring!
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    This brings to mind a recent story I read about a...

    This brings to mind a recent story I read about a quadriplegic woman who is setting out to sail around Britain, solo. The technology is impressive! http://www.hilarylister.com/
  13. Considering safety along with pleasure seems to...

    Considering safety along with pleasure seems to seldom be an automatic process. It's so sad to hear of situations like this.
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