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Spinal Cord Injury at Birth, Expected Medical and Health Complexity in Chronic Injury Guided Anew by Activity-Based Restorative Therapy: Case Report

As infancy is characterized by rapid physical growth and critical periods of development, disruptions due to illness or disease reveal vulnerability associated with this period. Spinal cord injury (SCI) has devastating consequences at any age, ...
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Nature Communications

Noninvasive Spinal Stimulation Safely Enables Upright Posture in Children with Spinal Cord Injury

As published in Nature Communications In children with spinal cord injury (SCI), scoliosis due to trunk muscle paralysis frequently requires surgical treatment. Transcutaneous spinal stimulation enables trunk stability in adults with SCI and may pose ...
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Frontiers in Neurology

Muscle Activation Patterns During Movement Attempts in Children with Acquired Spinal Cord Injury: Neurophysiological Assessment of Residual Motor Function Below the Level of Lesion

As published in Frontiers in Neurology Introduction: Characterization of residual neuromotor capacity after spinal cord injury (SCI) is challenging. The current gold standard for measurement of sensorimotor function after SCI, the International Society for Neurological ...
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Topics in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation

Activity-Based Therapy Targeting Neuromuscular Capacity After Pediatric-Onset Spinal Cord Injury

As published in American Spinal Injury Association Background: Activity-based therapies aim to improve neuromuscular capacity after spinal cord injury (SCI). To report the impact of Activity-based Locomotor Training (AB-LT) on neuromuscular capacity in pediatric patients ...
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Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Locomotor Adaptability Task Promotes Intense and Task-Appropriate Output From the Paretic Leg During Walking

As published in Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Our objective was to test the hypothesis that participants with stroke will exhibit appropriate increase in muscle activation of the paretic leg when taking a long ...
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