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Spinal Cord Injury UofCalgary is now a member of Pushrim
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Profile IconDavid and Hasan joined Pushrim
Apr 22
Hasan posted a status
"He suffers from very severe pain in his left arm that we cant even cut his nails. He is on Lyrica but it's not helping anymore"
Apr 22
Hasan posted a status
"Hi everyone. Can someone help me about the burning pain that my father feels in his left hand when we touch it? Excuse my English"
Apr 22
Hasan updated their profile
Apr 22
Justine left a comment for Ellie Henderson
"Hi Ellie it would be lovely to chat to another quadriplegic with similar level injury as mine. How are you getting on with it"
Apr 17
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Apr 17
Justine and Ellie Henderson are now friends
Apr 17

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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

July1

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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Tendon Ultrasound Imaging Study

Posted by Ray on January 20, 2020 at 7:21pm 0 Comments


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

Started by Nathan McEleney in Equipment. Last reply by Jonathan Dotson Jan 17. 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

Rehab

Started by Jose maria in Excercise. Last reply by Chris Tynan Feb 25, 2020. 1 Reply

HiMy name is jose maria i have a sci at lvl c5, im from Perú, and i have a sister who lives in houston. i wanna know if there is a center similar like Next step center from LA. i sw a video abpuyt the program. I hope you can help me with some…Continue

Scraped up Cabinets

Started by Lisa in Equipment Feb 1, 2020. 0 Replies

Hi, I am new to this site, so I hope this is the right place to ask this question. I am in a Quickie HP and for 35 years have only used Quickies. I am looking to get a new chair and I am wondering if any of you have found a make and model that will…Continue

The Spinal Cord Injury Zone

Cell reprogramming could aid spinal cord injury recovery

Dr. Hedong Li

Cells called astrocytes normally support our neurons, and now scientists are working to reprogram the star-shaped cells into neurons that help reconnect the brain and body after a spinal cord injury. “We are at the stage of optimization. We know this reprogramming is feasible and we can do it,” says Dr. Hedong Li, a molecular… Continue Reading »

Covid-19 Vaccine And People With Spinal Cord Injuries

Many people with spinal cord injuries (SCI) have special concerns related to getting the Covid-19 vaccination. This week I spoke on a panel addressing some of those concerns. I had been invited by John Michaels, a former patient who I have known for 27 years. As is true with many with SCI, John dove into… Continue Reading »

Stem Cell Therapy for Spinal Cord Injury on Pace to Soon Enter Human Phase Testing

In an AAN plenary talk, Mark H. Tuszynski, MD, PhD, detailed the work he and colleagues have done to push stem cell therapy from the lab to the clinic to improve care for spinal cord injury. Stem cell therapy has begun to revolutionize medicine over the last decade, and in recent years, attempts to improve… Continue Reading »

Don’t miss it: Virtual charity run with guaranteed runners’ high

Wings for Life World Run introduces innovative app features for race day Salzburg, April 19, 2021 – The gap between virtual and real life will all but disappear for this year’s Wings for Life World Run thanks to innovative app features designed to create an “event feeling” as never seen before. Despite the pandemic, participants… Continue Reading »

Search for biomarkers of injury severity to assist patients with spinal cord trauma

A continuation of ongoing effort by Kazan Federal University and its partners saw light in Brain Sciences. The research is conducted by Kazan University’s Open Lab Gene and Cell Technologies (Center for Precision and Regenerative Medicine, Institute of Fundamental Medicine and Biology) and Republic Clinical Hospital of Kazan. Lead Research Associate Yana Mukhamedshina serves as… Continue Reading »
 
 
 

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