Dr. Widerström-Noga Publishes on Living with Chronic Pain after SCI

Eva Widerström-Noga, D.D.S., Ph.D. Research Professor, Department of Neurological Surgery and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, and The Miami Project, and colleagues, recently published Living with chronic pain after spinal cord injury: A mixed-methods study in the Archives of Physical Medicine … Continued

Effectiveness of Group Wheelchair Skills Training

Effectiveness of Group Wheelchair Skills Training for People with Spinal Cord Injury: A Randomized Controlled Trial Recently, the results of a multicenter study about the effectiveness of Wheelchair Skills Training in groups of people living with spinal cord injuries (SCI) … Continued

Could A Pill Treat Concussion?

UM/The Miami Project Receives $16 Million Grant to Determine if a Cannabinoid Compound can be a Treatment Option for Concussion The goal of finding a treatment for concussion may be one step closer due to a new study being launched … Continued

Are Exoskeletons Ready for Prime Time?

Bionic exoskeletons, battery-powered external bodysuits that walk people with paralysis, can now be found in rehabilitation and research facilities around the world; a few are even available for in-home use. These devices allow people with paralysis due to spinal cord … Continued

Clinical Study Spotlight: Pain and SCI

August 2014 – Dr. Eva Widerström-Noga has been studying chronic pain for over 20 years as well, with an emphasis on SCI since 1996.  More than two-thirds of individuals living with SCI experience chronic, persistent pain.  Dr. Widerström-Noga is an … Continued

Clinical Study Spotlight: Male Fertility

JULY 2014 – Dr. Nancy Brackett has been heading up the male fertility research program for over 20 years and has led the field in discoveries regarding the mechanisms underlying SCI-induced male infertility.  Many years of research have revealed that … Continued