The Risk of Sleep Apnea for Quadriplegics

The Risk of Sleep Apnea for Quadriplegics

Not sleeping well? A new study shows more than 70 percent of people with quadriplegia also have obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). For many years, the N-ABLE team has heard stories about friends with quadriplegia who don’t sleep well at night or who only sleep a few hours...
If other paralyzed primates walk, will humans?

If other paralyzed primates walk, will humans?

  In the annals of breathtaking scientific advances, it’s hard to top this recent news headline: “Paralyzed Monkeys Can Walk Again With Wireless Brain-Spine Connection.” This is legit? Yes. How so? Scientists implant a chip in a monkey’s...
Research & the hope for cure

Research & the hope for cure

By Daniel Lammertse, MD, from Craig Hospital and the Rocky Mountain SCI System (Colorado). Dr. Lammertse lucidly explains the complex issues involved in SCI recovery research and provides a status report on these efforts worldwide today. Presented on May 18, 2013 at...