Further information can be found at:
Jersey Governor Signs New Law for Spinal Cord Research
The Christopher Reeve Paralysis Foundation plays key part in New
Jersey leading the way for other states to step up research.
American Paralysis Association
Entry point for a wealth of information including chat group, events,
research, treatment, and tons of information.
Gene Therapy Weekly (JournalSeek)
Ongoing research in gene therapy.
Great Trips for
Travel for the disabled is reaching a new frontier: Alaska! Special
accommodations allow you to go where no wheelchair has gone before.
Healthy Spine Studies
Study to help determine what causes back pain for those of us with
back and neck injuries and pain.
Map of Spinal
The loss of function depends on what part of spine is damaged. This
map of the spinal cord helps you understand how the spinal cord
injury affects your life.
Spinal cord injury used to mean death. Today spinal cord injury
remains devastating due to the complexity, delicacy, and importance
of the spinal cord.
Spinal Cord Injury
A fabulous, searchable resource of information about SCI. Everything
from diagnosis to treatment to psychological impact to news.
Reserach in Gainesville on human transplant trials.
Types of Spinal
FAQ's to help you understand the various types of spinal cord injuries.
A jellylike material that traps water, and might be the right foundation
to grow nerves. The three-dimensional polymer acts like a connecting
net for the nerves to grow through.
The goal is to get those cells -- neurons -- to start transmitting
signals again. Thus far, scientists have proved it is possible to
promote cell regrowth in laboratory animals.