Category: Spinal Cord Injury

Implanting Neural Stem Cell Grafts in Spinal Cord Injuries Points to Possible Treatment

In a new study published in Cell Stem Cell, researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine report successfully implanting highly specialized grafts of neural stem cells directly into spinal cord injuries in mice, then documenting how the grafts grew and filled the injury sites, integrating with and mimicking the animals’ existing neuronal network.

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Exercise and PRP Promising for Shoulder Pain in Wheelchair Users with Spinal Cord Injury, Per Kessler Study

Regenerative rehabilitation specialists report positive results from a pilot study of the combination of a single injection of platelet-rich plasma (PRP) and a home-based exercise program for wheelchair users with recalcitrant shoulder pain, in The Journal of Spinal Cord Medicine.

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