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    Treadmill Training

    Wise may recall that I have mentioned this previously but this seems like a time to reiterate my experience. In 1986 I injured myself; c7 t1 incomplete. I hade pretty good sensation below my injury...
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    Thanks JeffH

    I read the thread and saw your films; very informative. I am going to contact Henry Bohlman and see what he says.

    Thanks again.
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    Wise - The biginning of the end?

    I'm 24 years post sci and very active. I thought my symtoms of severely increased pain and spacticity were due to some bone spurs at c3 & c4. I had a lamenectomy which helped autonomic symtoms of...
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    Wise - Is this the beginning of the end

    Three views obtained. No previous studies available for comparison.
    There is extremely severe degenerative change throughout the
    visualized lower thoracic spine and the entirety of the...
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    Another Question Wise

    Is there an opportunity to remove adhesions from a compressed cord due to a boney protrusion/spur during a lamenectomy?

    I am not certain that the neurosurgeon performing my surgery is pluged in...
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    Ur amazing Wise

    It's incredible how much value you add to this community. Thanks
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    Wise - syringomyelia vs. cord compression

    Dr. Young, could a compressed cord above my injury level result in symptoms similar to syringomyelia? Symptoms: About a year ago my spasticity increased considerably. A few months later it got even...
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    Compression 20+ years

    Is it theoretically possible to get any return from decompression of a bone spur. My accident was in 86. In 91 I had my first MRI and this protrusion was present (it may have occred during my...
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    Dr. Young?

    I just went through a similar exercise to determine if I had syringomyelia. About a year ago my spasticity increased considerably. A few months later it got even worse. My pain became unbareable. I...
  10. Thread: shoulder issues

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    Rotator Cuff Surgery

    Hi, I spend all my time on the Cure site but was searching the Care site for some info regarding our community experince with rotator cuff surgery. I have learned a little bit but I'm still very...
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    "All acute injuries eventually become chronic" ...

    "All acute injuries eventually become chronic"

    I see the logic of prioritizing chronic vs. acute cure research in favor of acutes. After acutes can be substantially protected from the srious...
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    The US rightful place has come and gone

    Originally Posted by bob clark
    We all know the reason why human embryonic stem cell research has come to a crawl in the US and it's political. As soon as President Bush is out of office and we...
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    The fact Carmona was not reappointed suggests...

    The fact Carmona was not reappointed suggests that he was not just covering his ass to keep his job. As the American people learn more about this administration and its policy/ideology, it has...
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    I agree with your statement Eric.S but I...

    I agree with your statement Eric.S but I certainly understand Andy's position. There is currently no therapy that anywhere near 20% of patients have reported significant functional improvement. There...
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    This is pretty funny. The company's...

    This is pretty funny. The company's capitalization (amount of money to start it) is $10,000. 1,000,000 X .001 per share. That would explain their company processes: "...at least one physician...
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    This is my favorite part: "Encouraged by his...

    This is my favorite part: "Encouraged by his complete recovery, his parents are now searching for a bride for him". This is clearly integral to the story.

    As always, I would be thrilled if this...
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    Creatine? (Wise & Others)

    Opinions regarding whether this would have any affect on improving one's ability to regain function?

    Creatine (and Whay/Protein) Supplimantation Benefits:
    "Myogenesis simply refers to the genesis...
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    Schmeky and Eric S, I fully appreciate your...

    Schmeky and Eric S, I fully appreciate your responses. Perhaps I should have skipped the editorial about Iran being isolated (I certainly have no delusions about American morals and conduct). My...
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    For those of you who have seen or remember it,...

    For those of you who have seen or remember it, this video and claims are the same as the Korean girl who "walked after 19 years". It is very unconvincing. As has already been stated, most people with...
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    Not convinced

    We have to be careful with everything we see. As has been said - how many times have we seen promising things that were never heard from again.

    The Iranians are an isolated country desperate for...
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    Treadmill Walking

    Cypresss,

    I'm a c7/t1 incomplete (functionally like a para with limited trunk strength). 20 years ago at McGill University I did exactly the treadmill training you see on the video for about 4...
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    Not inspiring

    Speaking for myself, i view it as a more technologically advanced substitute for a wheelchair. I would hate to see this initiative detract from resources and interest in creating spinal cord...
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    Canadian Committment to a Cure

    CANADA’S NEW GOVERNMENT COMMITS NEW FUNDING TO THE RICK HANSEN FOUNDATION IN ITS DRIVE FOR A CURE FOR SPINAL CORD INJURIES



    Prime Minister Harper celebrates 20th Anniversary of Rick Hansen's...
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    I think the decision boils down to - should frozen un utilized embryos be discarded/incinerated or used to find cures to for disease and continue to advance medical technology.
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    Hmmm?

    Ozymandia's post clearly got a rise from our community. As Schmeky said, no one wants to minimize this persons struggle. But come on! "Paralysis can't stop his dreams." This portrayal is...
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