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Bed sores, pressure sores, pressure injuries, decubitus ulcers

Posted by Richard DeRoberts on August 11, 2021 at 7:44am 0 Comments

Hello everyone,

I am Richard DeRoberts, CEO of Wellray Medical Laser, Inc. We manufacture laser pain mitigation and wound healing devices. These devices are FDA cleared and may be sold by prescription and over-the-counter. We have a website: www.wellray.us . What I would like to tell you about our products is that they actually work. The Softcure 96 device uses 96 true coherent lasers, not light emitting diodes (LED's). This device will heal…

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SCI Thrive: Efficacy of a Peer-led Online Self-Management Program.

Posted by Rudy Fimbres on February 14, 2021 at 10:00am 0 Comments

SCI Thrive: Efficacy of a Peer-led Online Self-Management Program. This research is funded by the Craig H. Neilsen Foundation (ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT04059718 and University of Washington Human Subjects: STUDY00006621).

SCI Thrive is a Peer-Led Online Self-Management program for people with spinal cord injuries. The goal…

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Is this site active?

Posted by Elizabeth Marie Cole on July 3, 2020 at 11:47am 4 Comments

I really joined because I want to communicate with people who have been through or are going through my shoes now. I have a lot of questions. Just no one to answer me them. Please feel free to reach out to me. We can build up each other. Help one another. I’m so tired of being the only person in my whole town that is in a wheelchair. The stares, the smart comments etc. The little town I’m from. I’m the only paraplegic in the county. We don’t have any support groups. My parents have been…

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Looking for advice 1 year anniversary of my spinal cord injury is close.

Posted by Elizabeth Marie Cole on July 3, 2020 at 9:57am 4 Comments

August 10th, 2019. I was involved in a single car accident. I was ejected and hit a tree I’m told. I don’t really remember much about my accident. The only thing I do remember was waking up in the hospital an I couldn’t feel or move my legs. The doctors then told me I was a T5 complete paraplegic. I would never walk again. With my one year anniversary coming up soon my mind is all over. Plus depression is still there. Any advice I’m happy to accept. I’m still learning basic task but am getting… Continue

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Posted by Paula Reyes on July 1, 2020 at 8:31pm 0 Comments

I thank god each and every day from the time I wake up and go to sleep. I am lucky to be here with my daughter and son and I’m blessed to have my son in law and grandkids they are my world but in. 2007 i was almost took in from my family and one of my member of my family is not here with us .here I am and not my son he gave has life for me so I’m here to be stronger with every breath I take in each and every year that passes this world with out him and yes he is my angel he watches over me .…

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July 1

Posted by Paula Reyes on July 1, 2020 at 8:29pm 0 Comments

I thank god each and every day from the time I wake up and go to sleep. I am lucky to be here with my daughter and son and I’m blessed to have my son in law and grandkids they are my world but in. 2007 i was almost took in from my family and one of my member of my family is not here with us .here I am and not my son he gave has life for me so I’m here to be stronger with every breath I take in each and every year that passes this world with out him and yes he is my angel he watches over me .…

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Spinal Cord Injury Survey

Started by Spinal Cord Injury UofCalgary in Clinical Trials. Last reply by Spinal Cord Injury UofCalgary May 23, 2021. 2 Replies

Dear potential partners in spinal cord injury research, I am contacting you today on behalf of the research team of Dr. Aaron Phillips at the University of Calgary. Our team researches autonomic function in the context of spinal cord injury. We are…Continue

Anyone else in Middle Tennessee?

Started by Chad in Life May 23, 2021. 0 Replies

Looking for anyone that may want to ride with me. I have ran out of catheters for a few days an I’m trying to find anywhere they’re open.

Paraplegics... What type of vehicle do you drive?

Started by Nathan McEleney in Equipment. Last reply by Jonathan Dotson Jan 17, 2021. 1 Reply

I'm brand new here and just came to discuss one thing.I've been a para for over 20 years and have only driven large 2-door cars, but they just don't make them anymore.I'm wondering what Make/Model/Year vehicles you guys drive and what type of…Continue

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christmas

Started by Paula Reyes in Care Dec 23, 2020. 0 Replies

Hi there everyone hope your all doing well let me know what you are all doing for Christmas and i just want to send all my blessings to everyone have a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from my family to yours i send my love to you.Continue

Help me promote my YouTube channel

Started by Lloyd Saposnek in Life Oct 1, 2020. 0 Replies

Hi fellow quads & paras & everyone else,.I created a youtube channel called the quad whisperer chronicles since my voice died--I can only whisper so I'm going to be doing mostly disability-related topics along with ASMR.This is what my…Continue

Pain in the butt

Started by Edward Teat in Care Sep 4, 2020. 0 Replies

I have a problem and seek answers. I been in my chair for about 20 months. I also have feeling in my buttocks and some in my upper thighs. The longer I sit either in my chair or any regular chair my buttocks start to burn or sting. No visible sores…Continue

The Spinal Cord Injury Zone

NVG-291 spinal cord injury treatment enters Phase II clinical trials

NVG-291 spinal cord injury treatment enters Phase II clinical trials

In a groundbreaking development for paralysed people, the revolutionary NVG-291 treatment for spinal cord injury is set to undergo Phase II clinical trials. It promises to be a eureka moment for Dr Jerry Silver – one that will have nonetheless taken several decades to come to fruition. The renowned US medical researcher of spinal cord… Continue Reading »

Novel hydrogel promotes neural regeneration after spinal cord injury

Novel hydrogel promotes neural regeneration after spinal cord injury

Researchers led by Prof. Dai Jianwu from the Institute of Genetics and Developmental Biology of the Chinese Academy of Sciences developed a multifunctional scaffold to effectively regulate the immune microenvironment after spinal cord injury and reduce secondary injury effects, according to a recent study published in Biomaterials. By modifying a photocrosslinking gelatin hydrogel with a… Continue Reading »

UBC researchers lead $24 million project to treat spinal cord injury

UBC researchers lead $24 million project to treat spinal cord injury

A key challenge in treating traumatic spinal cord injury (SCI)—the kind caused by impact from a car crash, a fall, a sporting activity or a violent act—is repairing the gap that is formed when the spine is broken. This gap, typically a few centimetres wide, essentially blocks nerve impulses from getting through, leading to serious… Continue Reading »

BOOK: Concussion Management for Wheelchair Athletes

BOOK: Concussion Management for Wheelchair Athletes

  Just like athletes in traditional sports, wheelchair athletes can suffer injuries. But because parasports are a relatively new phenomenon, research into injuries unique to wheelchair athletes has been scarce. Until now. Dr. Ken Lee, head of the Spinal Cord Injury Center at the Milwaukee VA Medical Center, along with other VA doctors, have collaborated… Continue Reading »

Gun-related spinal cord injury in childhood brings hardship later

Gun-related spinal cord injury in childhood brings hardship later

(HealthDay)—Spinal cord injuries in childhood are devastating no matter how they happen, but new research suggests that kids felled by gunshots are even worse off than those who suffer such an injury nonviolently. About 13% of spinal cord injuries in U.S. children are gun-related. “Gunshot-related spinal cord injuries have serious social and economic consequences in… Continue Reading »
 
 
 

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