• lesions
  • Patients with high thoracic or cervical spinal cord lesions are at risk of autonomic dysreflexia (a life-threatening syndrome of malignant hypertension, bradycardia or tachycardia, headache, piloerection, and sweating due to unregulated sympathetic hyperactivity). (wcuro.com)
  • Spine
  • However, Taiwan Spine Center also offers non-surgical treatments, pain management advice, and several tests for spine health. (wikipedia.org)
  • Many new correctional surgery techniques for a number of spine diseases have been developed by its Director, Dr. Kao-Wha Chang, Vice-Superintendent, who has helped the hospital to be certified by Medtronics and Stryker Corporation as the teaching facility for spine deformity correctional surgery in Asia. (wikipedia.org)
  • The stimulators are able to focus stimulation on the nerve roots of the spine and hypothetically improve the relief of neuropathic pain signals sent through the spinal cord. (wikipedia.org)
  • disorders
  • The Institute takes a multidisciplinary approach to the practice of medicine and specializes in the evaluation, diagnosis and application of interventional treatment for the management of pain and related disorders. (wikipedia.org)
  • Surgical
  • Taiwan Center for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery provides well rounded weight loss program featuring a combination of dieting, exercise routine, behavior therapy, drug cocktail treatment and surgical procedures to combat obesity. (wikipedia.org)
  • acute
  • After acute cord damage, initial flaccidity may be followed by long-term flaccidity or spasticity, or bladder function may improve after days, weeks, or months. (wcuro.com)
  • From the time of acute admission through outpatient follow-up, our Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) Program provides a full continuum of care to those who have sustained any level of spinal cord injury - paraplegia, tetraplegia/quadraplegia (including those who are ventilator-dependent) or dual diagnosis (spinal cord and brain injury). (wikipedia.org)
  • paralysis
  • Scheduled to attend are former NFL Hall of Fame linebacker Nick Buoniconti and his son, Marc, who together created The Buoniconti Fund to Cure Paralysis after a college football injury left Marc Buoniconti paralyzed, and Alexandra Reeve, daughter of the late actor Christopher Reeve, who led his foundation's efforts to fund spinal cord injury research and treatment after he was paralyzed in an equestrian accident. (bio-medicine.org)
  • The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation is dedicated to finding a cure for spinal cord injuries by funding innovative research and improving the quality of life for people living with paralysis. (bio-medicine.org)
  • Both The Buoniconti Fund to Cure Paralysis and The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation have pushed the boundaries of medical treatments by funding groundbreaking research aimed at treating and repairing spinal cord injuries. (bio-medicine.org)
  • diabetes
  • Risk factors for CVD and PAD include a family history of heart disease, diabetes, lack of exercise, high blood pressure, and being overweight - especially fat around the mid section. (newmobility.com)
  • complications
  • Shepherd Center strives to offer comprehensive rehabilitation to optimize the road to recovery for people who have had a brain injury, as well as people who have had complications from a stroke or tumor. (wikipedia.org)
  • Prevention
  • Shepherd Center's mission is to help people with a temporary or permanent disability caused by injury or disease, rebuild their lives with hope, independence and dignity, advocating for their full inclusion in all aspects of community life while promoting safety and injury prevention. (wikipedia.org)
  • damage
  • It usually results from brain damage or spinal cord damage above T12. (wcuro.com)
  • Current treatments are unable to prevent the accumulation of irreversible damage to the central nervous system (CNS). (wikipedia.org)
  • Therefore, an ideal treatment must possess both immunomodulating properties to control irregular autoimmune responses to prevent further damage and regenerative properties to stimulate natural repair mechanisms and replace damaged cells. (wikipedia.org)
  • brain
  • As of May 2012[update], seven brain atlases have been published: Mouse Brain Atlas, Human Brain Atlas, Developing Mouse Brain Atlas, Developing Human Brain Atlas, Mouse Connectivity Atlas, Non-Human Primate Atlas, and Mouse Spinal Cord Atlas. (wikipedia.org)
  • Also, other projects including the human brain atlas, developing mouse brain, developing human brain, mouse connectivity, non-human primate atlas, and the mouse spinal cord atlas are being developed through the Allen Institute for Brain Science in conjunction with the Allen Mouse Brain Atlas. (wikipedia.org)
  • continues
  • It means so much to me and everyone at Ameristar that my father's commitment to discovering a cure for spinal cord injuries continues in this country," said Ray Neilsen, Craig Neilsen's son, and Chairman of Ameristar Casinos, Inc., and Co-Trustee of The Craig H. Neilsen Foundation. (bio-medicine.org)
  • various
  • Oncology Treatment Center provides chemotherapy, radiation therapy, targeted therapy, and other forms of treatments/therapies such as Stereotactic Radiosurgery (SRS), Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT), Image-Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT), Volumetric-Modulated Arc Therapy (VMAT), Gamma Knife for various cancers including breast cancer, lymphoma, and esophagus cancer. (wikipedia.org)
  • citation needed] It is the hope of the Allen Institute that their findings will help advance various fields of science, especially those surrounding the understanding of neurobiological diseases. (wikipedia.org)
  • Medications
  • Using a combination of conventional Western medicine and alternative medicine , integrative care can decrease the reliance on oral medications by using treatments such as massage , acupuncture , anti-inflammatory diets, and exercise . (spine-health.com)
  • function
  • Root stimulators are mounted onto the anterior roots of the spinal cord and electrically stimulate the neurons allowing them to propagate signals in their respective pathways and thus restore overall gastrointestinal function. (wikipedia.org)
  • Center
  • Oncology Treatment Center was started in 1999 by Dr. Chih-Chung Su, the Chief Director in the Oncology Dept., when cancer has been part of the top 10 causes of death in Taiwan for more than 20 consecutive years. (wikipedia.org)