Monthly Archives: November 2017

A trial of the SEM Glove

 A Clinical Trial of the Soft Extra Muscle Glove to Assess Orthotic and Long Term Functional Gain following Chronic Incomplete Tetraplegia Need: Loss of hand function is considered by SCI individuals as one of the most devastating consequences of their injury.  Many daily living tasks such as feeding, bathing and dressing become difficult without the normal function… Read more »

Nicky’s blog: First Post…

April 2017 The Beginning… I don’t think I knew much about the spinal cord, paralysis or disability before I started a new relationship with my (now) husband.  We met on a dating site and there were pictures and mentions of something about a wheelchair; I was more interested in his sparkling smile and his list… Read more »

Addressing the effects of chronic pain

 Neuropsychological Profiling of High-Impact Spinal Cord Injury Neuropathic Pain with Thermal Quantitative Sensory Testing and Endogenous Pain Control Biomarkers (DOLSCI I) Need: The DolSCI Network investigating neuropathic pain control following spinal cord injury. In the UK, approximately 40,000 people are living with spinal cord injury. An estimated two-thirds of these, over 25,000, people are living with… Read more »

SMSR Applied NeuroLab at the National Spinal Injuries Centre

Situated in the heart of the National Spinal Injuries Centre, the SMSR Applied NeuroLab, funded by charitable donations was opened in 2016.  The lab has been designed to act as a hub at the NSIC to perform clinical projects with clinicians from different departments and also provide the training in the latest clinical research techniques. … Read more »