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Trauma may result in Brown-Séquard syndrome

Posted On September 10, 2015 I Firm News,Spinal Cord Injuries

Colorado residents may know a sudden injury to the back or neck might result in a syndrome called Brown-Séquard. This syndrome causes a loss of sensory input, muscle weakness and paralysis. Prompt diagnosis may help in treating the symptoms; however, …

Researchers study pressure ulcers with computer simulation

Posted On August 17, 2015 I Firm News,Spinal Cord Injuries

Patients in Colorado with spinal cord injuries are more vulnerable to pressure ulcers due to their impaired movement. Pressure ulcers are lesions that develop on patients’ bodies when they spend a great deal of time lying down. According to a …

Study approved for clinical trials to assist motor function

Posted On August 10, 2015 I Firm News,Spinal Cord Injuries

Colorado residents may know that a spinal cord injury may impact motor function and dramatically impact an individual’s life. However, a team being led by an engineer from Stanford has developed a brain-controlled device that may allow a motor-impaired individual …

What are spinal cord injuries?

Posted On October 2, 2014 I Firm News,Spinal Cord Injuries

Colorado residents may know the difficulties encountered by patients who have suffered spinal cord injuries. These injuries can result in changes in sensation, strength and other function below the level of the spinal injury. The most common mechanism is trauma …

Colorado Olympian severs spinal cord in motor vehicle accident

Posted On June 11, 2014 I Firm News,Spinal Cord Injuries

Colorado native and Olympic swimmer, Amy Van Dyken, made history at the 1996 Olympic Games when she won four gold medals. Four years later, she added two more gold medals to her collection. While known for her strong Olympian body, …