Tag Archives: paraplegic
Spinal cord injury treatments suggested in recent research
Spinal cord injury survivors may someday have more hope for functional recovery. An article in Brain by James Fawcett at Cambridge University summarizes research papers reporting functional recovery following a variety of treatments. These have included interventions that affect myelin inhibitory molecules and their receptors, or inhibitory chondroitin sulphate proteoglycans, and treatments in which the … Continue Reading
MV-1 is first factory built car for wheelchair access
Survivors of spinal cord injury face life-long problems with mobility. As an attorney representing spinal cord injury survivors, I have often addressed needs for adapted vehicles in life care plans. Now there is news of the first factory-built, wheelchair accessible car – the MV-1 – which is a milestone for the 14 million American adults … Continue Reading
Spinal cord injury jury trials require explanation of autonomic dysreflexia
Understanding the complex effects of spinal cord injury, including autonomic dysreflexia, is essential to effective trial advocacy for clients whose injuries involve paraplegia or quadriplegia.