Posts Categorized: Internal

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 »

Women’s Experiences of Sexuality after Spinal Cord Injury

  Research into sexuality after spinal cord injury (SCI) has focused on men rather than women and although some studies into women’s experience of sexuality have been published, none are from the UK and may not reflect the experiences and feelings of women in the UK.  The aim of this study was to understand women’s… Read more »

Prevention of recurrent Urinary Tract Infections in patients with spinal cord injury

Prevention of recurrent Urinary Tract Infections in patients with spinal cord injury Need:  Urinary tract infection (UTI) is one of the most debilitating complications of paralysis causing pain and discomfort, where an individual cannot control their bladder due to the damage caused by spinal cord injury and often requires antibiotic treatment. Antibiotics are regularly used… Read more »