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Fourth Annual Spinal Cord Injury Symposium: Contemporary Trends in Spinal Cord Injury Management

Jun 16 2014 - 3:30pm - 8:00pm

Tilghman Auditorium, Johns Hopkins Hospital
720 Rutland Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21205

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Progress in Practice: Activity-Based Restorative Therapy (ABRT)

Sep 25 2014 - 7:30am - Sep 26 2014 - 5:30pm

Kennedy Krieger Institute
801 N. Broadway
Room 202
Baltimore, MD 21205

Baltimore Running Festival 2014

Oct 18 2014 - 7:00am - 4:00pm

M&T Bank Stadium
1101 Russell Street
Baltimore, MD 21230

Virtual Sailing Simulator Shows Key Role of Recreation in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation

November 20, 2013
Kennedy Krieger Institute researchers find therapeutic benefits of virtual sailing

Baltimore, Md. – Researchers at the Kennedy Krieger Institute announced today the results of a pilot study demonstrating use of a virtual therapeutic sailing simulator as an important part of rehabilitation following a spinal cord injury (SCI).

ICSCI Fundraiser

Sep 8 2013 - 5:00pm - 9:00pm

Carlo's Italian Bistro
9926 York Rd
Cockeysville, MD 21030

About the Event:

Join us for an evening of fun, dinner, music, games, dancing, and silent auction at Carlo's Italian Bistro to benefit the International Center for Spinal Cord Injury at Kennedy Krieger Institute. 

Can't attend the event? You can still make a donation. Visit the site for all the details.

Lower Extremity Functional Electrical Stimulation Cycling Promotes Physical & Neurological Recovery In Chronic Spinal Cord Injury

March 4, 2013
Study by Kennedy Krieger’s International Center for Spinal Cord Injury suggests activity-based restorative therapy programs may provide substantial benefits for persons with chronic SCI

Baltimore, MD -- A new study by Kennedy Krieger Institute’s International Center for Spinal Cord Injury (Epub ahead of print) finds that long-term lower extremity functional electrical stimulation (FES) cycling, as part of a rehabilitation regimen, is associated with substantial improvements in individuals with chronic spinal cord injury (SCI).

CNN: Virtual Sailing Program Helps Disabled

October 16, 2012
Researchers in our International Center for Spinal Cord Injury are using a virtual sailing regimen to introduce individuals with spinal cord injuries to the world of adaptive sailing.

Susan Hendricks reports on a program helping spinal cord injury patients gain strength and self-confidence in sailing. Watch now

Third Annual Spinal Cord Injury Symposium: Contemporary Trends in Spinal Cord Injury Management

Jun 17 2013 - 4:00pm - 8:00pm

801 North Broadway
Baltimore, MD 21205
Conference Room 202

ABOUT THE EVENT:

Hosted by the International Center for Spinal Cord Injury at Kennedy Krieger Institute, the Third Annual Contemporary Trends in Spinal Cord Injury Management Symposium is a premier educational event geared toward physicians, nurses, occupational and physical therapists, and other professionals who care for individuals with spinal cord injuries and disorders.

In My Own Words: John Manison

November 2, 2012
“You can do whatever you want as long as you put your mind to it.”

John Manison is an 18-year-old freshman at Ashland University in Ohio. He is dedicated to his rehabilitation at Kennedy Krieger’s International Center for Spinal Cord Injury and focused on achieving therapy goals en route to living his life without a wheelchair.

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