Researchers at Hunter Holmes McGuire VA Medical Center in Richmond, Virginia, have launched a study to determine whether epidural stimulators can help paralyzed veterans recover motor activity and/or control over their "inner systems" -- their cardiovascular and bladder functions, for example.
A crash forever changed Mandy Marchiano’s life when she was 13 years old, but her grace and tenacity led her to another life-defining moment. For Marchiano, being active is not the same as playing sports. She has tried many of them, including: rowing, archery, kayaking, and handcycling.
After more than a year of construction, Riverside Health System’s new rehabilitation hospital in York County is finished. This facility will be a 50-bed, 52,000-square-foot rehabilitation facility on Josephs Drive off Route 17 and will have areas of expertise including brain injuries, stroke, spinal cord injuries, neurological diseases, amputation, and other orthopedic conditions.