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Exoskeleton to Aid Spinal Cord Injury

ReWalk and Ekso Demo for Aspire Law at Hobbs Rehab Event

Image source: Ekso Bionics (CC 2.0)

Recently, the Aspire Law team were treated to an excellent presentation and user demonstration from Hobbs Rehabilitation on the latest exoskeleton technology. The event was held at Aspire Law’s new office in Chandler’s Ford.

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Spinal Cord Injury

Spinal Cord Rehabilitation App: Digital Support for Recovering Patients

In any spinal cord injury (SCI) recovery process, rehabilitation plays a huge part in regaining a normal and as independent a life as possible post-injury.

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Spinal Cord Injury Zebrafish

Can Research into Fish aid Spinal Cord Injury Treatment?

A new study published in ‘Nature Communications’ journal has led to the discovery of important insights into how zebrafish repair broken nerve connections. These findings could hold clues for new therapies and treatments for people with spinal cord injuries.

Researchers at Edinburgh University’s Neuroregeneration department have pinpointed molecules in zebrafish that prompt damaged nerve fibres to regenerate. Currently, this process in humans is impossible, meaning that spinal cord injury (SCI) and its associated paralysis is a permanent and irreversible injury. 

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