According to a news release issued by the APTA, a study from Europe indicates that in general, the self-reported quality of life (QoL) among adolescents with cerebral palsy (CP) is not much different than their peers without disability; however QoL could be further enhanced by greater attention paid to pain early on.
According to two recent studies, cell transplantation may be an effective treatment for spinal cord injury (SCI).
Research conducted by Lund University and Karolinska Institutet has reportedly pinpointed a previously unknown mechanism through which the brain is able to produce new nerve cells post-stroke.
Recent research estimates that the economic cost of moderate to severe chronic pain in adolescents totals out to $19.5 billion a year in the US.
A recent study compared the effectiveness of Biofreeze topical analgesic and a placebo gel in reducing chronic pain and symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome in slaughterhouse workers.
A recent study suggests that physical therapy prior to joint replacement surgery can help diminish the need for postoperative care by nearly 30%.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have reportedly developed an animal model for ALS dementia, allowing researchers to directly see the brains of living mice, under anesthesia, at the microscopic level.
An NIH grant presented to investigators at the Cedars-Sinai Regenerative Medicine Institute is intended to support Cedars-Sinai’s participation in a consortium focused on gathering and analyzing data to provide a “global view” of neuromuscular disorders.
Using electrical stimulation, scientists at the Ecole polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) report that they have discovered how to control, in real-time, the way in which a completely paralyzed rat moves forward and how high it lifts its legs.
According to a news release from The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI), new, positive data has been released regarding a drug candidate for relapsing multiple sclerosis (MS).