Researchers at the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab are recruiting individuals with chronic (1-10 years) and subacute (10-49 days) cervical spinal cord injury
Disability Employment Statistics Don’t Tell the Whole Story
Since 2020, the workforce participation rate for people with disabilities has hit record highs.
New SCI Research: Spasticity Predicts Better Outcomes
There has been no way to predict which patients with complete spinal cord injuries are able to regain partial motor function. Until now.
Man with Paraplegia Conquers California’s 3,000-Foot Tall El Capitan
A 42-year-old man paralyzed from a spinal cord injury accident recently climbed California's El Capitan using only his hands.
Disability Service Providers Face Deepening Crisis
Pressures on the industry are forcing individuals to live farther from their communities, putting them at greater risk of hospitalization and institut
New Model Systems SCI Factsheets: “Spasticity”
and “Inpatient Rehabilitation Guide"
Two newly published Factsheets that summarize the latest medical advice for people living with SCI have just been released.
Wheels of Injustice: Lawsuit Exposes Airline’s Damage
of Passenger's Vital Wheelchair
Shannon was without her wheelchair for the 12-hour delay in Orlando, experiencing pain without the physical support it provides.
New Breakthrough: Non-Invasive
Therapy Boosts Spinal Cord Injury Recovery
by Stephanie Lollino
Scientists have found that a non-invasive electrical stimulation known as Hebbian stimulation.
Pain after Spinal Cord Injury: Activity Modification for Musculoskeletal Pain
A New Fact-Sheet
Musculoskeletal pain may be due to injury or overuse of muscles or arthritis especially for those with SCI.