Articles about spinal cord injuries


Lumbar Spine | L1 L2 L3 L4 L5 Spinal Cord Vertebrae Injury & Fractures

Last updated: 09/16/2020

Injuries to the lumbar spine are severe but not life-threatening. Early treatment is important to the prognosis. The lumbar spine is located in the lower back below thecervical...

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The Top Five Things to Look Out for in Aging with a Spinal Cord Injury

Last updated: 09/16/2020

Anyone with a spinal cord injury, no matter their age, needs to be aware of their aging process and how their body is changing with time. A spinal cord injury (SCI) can worsen...

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Re-engineered enzyme could help reverse damage from spinal cord injury and stroke

Last updated: 09/02/2020

A team of researchers from University of Toronto Engineering and the University of Michigan has redesigned and enhanced a natural enzyme that shows promise in promoting the...

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Spinal nerve healing enhanced by boost in cellular energy

Last updated: 08/14/2020

Every year, up to half a million people around the world suffer a spinal cord injury. Such injuries can damage a few, many, or almost all of the nearby axons—the extensions of...

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