Spinal Cord Injury and Paralysis

Regeneration Generation - Adaptive Sports Panel

Mar 24 2014 - 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

Regeneration Generation - Complementary Approaches to Medicine and Pain Management

Feb 24 2014 - 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

Regeneration Generation - Fitness & Excercise

Jan 27 2014 - 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 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).

In My Own Words: Marshall Garber

November 13, 2013
When a spinal cord mass left him paralyzed, Marshall’s life changed forever. It changed again during an adaptive ski trip arranged by Kennedy Krieger.

Marshall Garber

Marshall Garber is a patient at Kennedy Krieger’s International Center for Spinal Cord Injury.

The Washington Post: Girl’s Therapy is Easier with Four-Legged Helpers

April 4, 2013
Kennedy Krieger’s inpatients benefit from animal-assisted therapy during intensive rehabilitation.

A few weeks later, Asheauna arrived for a months-long stay at Baltimore’s Kennedy Krieger Institute, a hospital that helps injured children and teenagers learn how to move again and how to perform activities that they need to do in everyday life. It can be hard work to learn how to use your arms and legs again, but Kennedy Krieger tries to make it as much fun as possible through activities including field trips, cooking lessons and an unusual program with four-legged friends.  

Working 2 Walk 2013

Sep 27 2013 (All day) - Sep 28 2013 (All day)

Boston Convention & Exhibit Center
Boston, Mass

About The Event:

Working 2 Walk is an annual symposium held by Unite 2 Fight Paralysis to bring together spinal cord injury research scientists, practitioners, investors and consumers for a discussion of current research and strategies that will accelerate progress toward cures for paralysis. Unite 2 Fight Paralysis is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to the realization of curative therapies.

ScientificAmerican.com: Rewiring a Damaged Spinal Cord

April 4, 2013
Dr. John McDonald discusses his team's recent study finding that functional electrical stimulation cycling leads to physical and neurological improvements in an article highlighting several rehabilitation approaches.

When Christopher Reeve became quadriplegic, there was little hope for patients with spinal cord injury. Now researchers are combining what they know about the central nervous system’s ability to rewire and regrow with a new understanding of the hidden smarts of the spinal cord to dramatically improve treatments. Read more

Spirit Magazine: Patrick Rummerfield

May 1, 2013
A full-page story on Pat Rummerfield highlights his role as patient liaison in our own International Center for Spinal Cord Injury, his recent autobiography and his receipt of the Henry Viscardi Achievement Award.

After a 1974 car accident left Patrick Rummerfield a quadriplegic with 72 hours to live, Rummerfield beat the odds with the help of 17 years of intense therapy which allowed him to have mobility again in his arms and legs. Inspired by the challenges that he faced, he now has an even greater dream - to inspire others with disabilities to "keep the faith." Read more

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