Spinal Injuries

  • A 'toothy' way to treat spinal injuries? December 5, 2011

    London: A new study has found how teeth could be linked with spinal cord injuries and help patients walk again. Researchers helped mice with broken spines regain some movement in their lower limbs by implanting dental pulp stem cells. The study, led by Japan's Nagoya University, could help patients with severe mobility...
  • Driving to create awarenss on spinal injuries November 10, 2011

    New Delhi: Veteran journalist-cum-social activist Kanak Mani Dikshit, who drove down from Nepal, left Delhi on Wednesday morning to go on to his next stop, Peshawar in Pakistan. Dikshit's journey is aimed at increasing awareness about spinal injuries. "This little car is called the Spinal Beetle. this is the mascot...
  • Canadian paraplegic cyclist tours India February 25, 2011

    Mumbai: Beautiful, strong, brave and paralysed waist-down, Morgan Van Breda, a 32 year old Canadian woman is cycling through India to raise funds and awareness about spinal cord injuries. At the age of 24, Morgan suffered a T-12 injury, when a soccer post collapsed on her back, shattering her T...
  • Ozone shots for spinal injury November 6, 2006

    New Delhi:People suffering from spinal injuries like low back pain and disc disorder now have a reason to smile as injections of ozone gas could bring better results than conventional surgery. Ozonucleolysis, as the treatment is medically known, has started gaining ground in western countries, according to senior doctors who are...
  • Ragging paralyses Orissa student October 18, 2006

    Bhubaneswar (Orissa): With spinal injury, multiple fractures and a paralysed leg, it will be many months before 19-year-old Siba Shanker can walk again. The first year student of Bhubaneswar's Orissa University of Agriculture and Technology was allegedly pushed by his seniors from the hostel roof during a ragging session. "I...