International Center for Spinal Cord Injury

Regeneration Generation - Nutrition

Jan 28 2013 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Join us for our monthly spinal cord injury support group, "Regeneration Generation." Each month features a new and exciting topic presentation or discussion. Meetings are held on one Monday each month from 12 - 2 PM, and lunch is provided for those who RSVP.

All meetings are catered by Brueggers and are held at: 

Kennedy Krieger Institute
801 North Broadway
Room 202
Baltimore, MD 21205

Baltimore Sun: Disabled athletes shine in Baltimore Running Festival

October 13, 2012
Nine Kennedy Krieger patients and numerous staff formed the Institute’s inaugural team for the Baltimore Running Festival.

Erin Michael ran the relay race in the Baltimore Running Festival last year and saw a few disabled racers — but thought there could be more. The 29-year-old therapist at Kennedy Krieger Institute encouraged and then helped train nine patients who finished the race Saturday. Michael ran the 5K, then raced back a mile to watch her proteges.

Baltimore Magazine: The Extra Mile

October 1, 2012
A patient sets out to overcome his paralysis and walk the 5K for Team Kennedy Krieger in the 2012 Baltimore Running Festival.

Doctors told him he’d be in a wheelchair by the time he was a teenager. Well, he’s miraculously beaten the odds and, this month, will be walking in his first 5K at the Baltimore Running Festival. “By the grace of God, I’ve strived to keep myself active and healthy,” he says. “I’m 58 and still going strong.” Sersen, of Joppatowne, has someone else to thank—the team at Kennedy Krieger’s International Center for Spinal Cord Injury (ICSCI) where he started therapy in 2008. Read more.

Voice of America: Recovered quadriplegic inspires people with spinal cord injuries

May 31, 2011
Our own Pat Rummerfield shares his story of recovery and hope.

Pat Rummerfield is used to being described as a walking miracle. More than three decades after breaking his neck in several places, Rummerfield cannot only walk, he can also run and is considered to be a fully-functional quadriplegic. Read more.

Baltimore Running Festival 2013

Oct 12 2013 - 7:00am - 4:00pm

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

Ravens Host International Center for Spinal Cord Injury Patients at Training Camp

July 27, 2009
The Baltimore Ravens welcomed International Center for Spinal Cord Injury Patients at Training Camp.

(Baltimore, MD) - International Center for Spinal Cord Injury patients were hosted at the 2009 Ravens Training Camp. 

ISCI Patient Mike Scott with Kelly Greg
ISCSI Patient Mike Scott with Kelly Washington and Todd Heap
(Kelly Washington, Dr. McDonald, Mike Scott, Pat Rummerfield, Todd Heap)

Kennedy Krieger Partners with Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation to Create Wallet-Sized Autonomic Dysreflexia Cards

December 28, 2011
New wallet-sized informational cards help caregivers and first responders to address signs and symptoms of Autonomic Dysreflexia, a potentially dangerous condition for persons with a spinal cord injury.

(Baltimore, MD) — The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation's Paralysis Resource Center has created wallet-sized Autonomic Dysreflexia (AD) cards, available to the public free of charge. These cards have been produced in collaboration with medical personnel at the International Center for Spinal Cord Injury at Kennedy Krieger Institute to educate and empower individuals living with paralysis, as well as their caregivers and medical professionals.

Chris Mason-Hale Is Back On His Feet

July 19, 2011
The Baltimore Sun profiled patient Chris Mason-Hale and his journey to walk again after a spinal cord injury.

Chris Mason Hale suffered a paralyizing spinal cord injury in a football scrimmage. Three years later, the Baltimore Sun tells the story of his first steps since the injury. Read the full story here.

UMBC Senior Walks At Graduation Five Years After Being Paralyzed

May 23, 2011
The Baltimore Sun featured patient Matt Courson and his triumph of walking across the stage at his college graduation following a paralyzing spinal cord injury.

Kennedy Krieger patient Matt Courson's triumph of walking across the stage at his college graduation following a paralyzing spinal cord injury was featured in The Baltimore Sun. Read the article about Matt's walking after spinal cord injury here

Family Meetings: an Important Resource

July 27, 2009
"Family Meetings: an Important Resource," is a new article published in "Advance for Physical Therapists & PT Assistants" and written by ICSCI physical therapist Varsha Gandhi.

When continued rehabilitation at home would benefit a patient, a family meeting with the medical team can help patients and their families to become more involved in the patient's treatment program. Read the article "Family Meetings: An Important Resource" published in "Advance for Physical Therapists & PT Assistants" and written by International Center for Spinal Cord Cord Injury physical therapist Varsha Gandhi.

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