Spinal cord injury (SCI) occurs when the spinal cord becomes damaged, most commonly, when motor vehicle accidents, falls, acts of violence, and sporting accidents fracture vertebrae and crush the spinal cord.
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The Miami Project is not a patient care facility but a research facility that conducts studies aimed at improving treatments for paralysis caused by SCI. If you are looking for an individualized medical evaluation or rehabilitation therapy, we encourage you to review our resource listing.
A collection of online resources related to spinal cord injury and the SCI community.
This section also includes information on assistive technology and services appropriate for people with various disabilities.
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SCI Webinar Archives
United Spinal Association/National Spinal Cord Injury Association hosts a free webinar series each month focused on topics important to spinal cord injury (SCI). Each webinar is presented live and then the video is kept online as well as a text transcript of the webinar. Recent topics include:• Ensuring Quality Services & Supports Under Medicaid• Air Travel & the TSA• Getting the Right Mobility Equipment & Services• Tax Provisions• Cutting Edge FitnessThere are over 25 topics already archived and available for your resource needs. You can also sign-up to receive notifications of upcoming webinars.
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Opportunity for people with paralysis to participate in a research survey about sleep habits and problems associated with spinal cord injury! Click here to learn more about the short online survey
Opportunity for people with paralysis to participate in a research survey about neuropathic pain!
Click here to learn more about the short online survey