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Addressing the effects of chronic pain

Project: 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 neuropathic (chronic) pain, which has an enormous impact on psychological wellbeing and quality of life. Chronic pain is a major… Read more »

SMSR Applied NeuroLab

The SMSR Applied Neuro Lab Situated in the heart of the National Spinal Injuries Centre, the SMSR Applied NeuroLab, funded by charitable donations was opened in 2016.     Location: Stoke Mandeville Spinal Research, Stoke Mandeville Hospital   Share

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

Project: Prevention of recurrent Urinary Tract Infections in patients with spinal cord injury Format: Clinical trial Structure: This project is investigating the value of a vaccine to prevent urinary tract infections (UTI’s). Need: Many people with spinal cord injury struggle with persistent and recurrent UTI’s, which can significantly affect their independence. This vaccine has the… Read more »