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PURPOSE This article is an overview of the newer therapeutic interventions employed in the care of the spinal cord injured individual and the theoretical rationale supporting them. ISSUE Spinal… Expand
Activity-based restorative therapies: concepts and applications in spinal cord injury-related neurorehabilitation.
Physical rehabilitation following spinal cord injury-related paralysis has traditionally focused on teaching compensatory techniques, thus enabling the individual to achieve day-to-day function… Expand
Lower extremity functional electrical stimulation cycling promotes physical and functional recovery in chronic spinal cord injury
- C. Sadowsky, E. Hammond, +6 authors J. Mcdonald
- The journal of spinal cord medicine
- 1 November 2013
Abstract Objective To examine the effect of long-term lower extremity functional electrical stimulation (FES) cycling on the physical integrity and functional recovery in people with chronic spinal… Expand
Late recovery following spinal cord injury. Case report and review of the literature.
- J. Mcdonald, D. Becker, C. Sadowsky, J. Jane, T. Conturo, L. Schultz
- Journal of neurosurgery
- 1 September 2002
The authors of this prospective, single-case study evaluated the potential for functional recovery from chronic spinal cord injury (SCI). The patient was motor complete with minimal and transient… Expand
RESTORING FUNCTION AFTER SPINAL CORD INJURY
BACKGROUND–By affecting young people during the most productive period of their lives, spinal cord injury (SCI) is a devastating problem for modern society. A decade ago, treating SCI seemed… Expand
Electrical stimulation in spinal cord injury.
- C. Sadowsky
The use of electricity to stimulate nerves or muscles is nothing new. In the 18th century Galvani recognized that electricity could be converted into "nerve force". Numerous applications of… Expand
Tract-Specific Diffusion Tensor Imaging in Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy Before and After Decompressive Spinal Surgery: Preliminary Results
PurposeDiffusion tensor imaging (DTI) metrics of the cervical spinal cord in patients with cervical spondylotic myelopathy (CSM) were compared to those measured in healthy volunteers, using… Expand
Activity-Based Restorative Therapies after Spinal Cord Injury: Inter-institutional conceptions and perceptions.
This manuscript is a review of the theoretical and clinical concepts provided during an inter-institutional training program on Activity-Based Restorative Therapies (ABRT) and the perceptions of… Expand
Spinal Cord Injury: A Guide for Living
Fully updated and revised, the second edition of Spinal Cord Injury is the definitive guide for people with SCI and their families. Combining first-person accounts with up-to-date medical… Expand