Month: September 2018

The Importance of Functional Electrical Stimulation (FES)

The European Journal Translational Myology (2012) published an article studying the reversal of muscle atrophy due to spinal-cord injuries for individuals who had complete absence of peripheral nerves, “Severe muscle atrophy due to SCI can be reversed in complete absence of peripheral nerves.” This research holds tremendous value to the paralysis/SCI community as it shines […]

The First Year Post Spinal Cord Injury

Maybe it was a car crash. Perhaps it was a misjudged dive. In some cases, gun violence can be the culprit. However it happened, it doesn’t change what lies ahead: you have a spinal cord injury & your life will never be the same. The first few weeks are a frenzy of doctors, nurses, IVs, […]