Spinal cord injury (SCI) occurs when the spinal cord becomes damaged, most commonly, when motor vehicle accidents, falls, acts of violence, and sporting accidents fracture vertebrae and crush the spinal cord.
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The Miami Project is not a patient care facility but a research facility that conducts studies aimed at improving treatments for paralysis caused by SCI. If you are looking for an individualized medical evaluation or rehabilitation therapy, we encourage you to review our resource listing.
A collection of online resources related to spinal cord injury and the SCI community.
This section also includes information on assistive technology and services appropriate for people with various disabilities.
When will there be a cure?
Why haven’t you tested cell transplants in a human yet?
Disability Service and Product Showcase
United Spinal Association/National Spinal Cord Injury Association hosts the Disability Service and Product Showcase. Whether you are looking for a disability service or product that you need or just looking to add to your wish list, DSP Showcase is the right resource. DSP Showcase has product and service listings from both mainstream and niche manufacturers and distributors. You can contact any of them directly from any listing page.Categories include:• Aids to daily living• Exercise• Health and hygiene• Accessibility• Wheelchairs and scooters• Adaptive vehicles and driving• And many, many more
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Opportunity for people with paralysis to participate in a research survey about neuropathic pain!
Click here to learn more about the short online survey