Posts Categorized: Research

Full Publication of the SCI-PSP

This month saw full online publication of the “Top ten research priorities for spinal cord injury: the methodology and results of a British priority setting partnership”, a study that we initiated, and instigated with the support of  collaborators. The Spinal Cord Injury Priority Setting Partnership (SCI-PSP) was made up of patients, carers and healthcare professionals,… Read more »

SMSR Exoskeleton Rewalk Study to be presented at ISCoS ASIA in Montreal

Ian Benson, Senior Physiotherapist at the National Spinal Injuries Centre will be presenting the findings of our research into the benefits of the Lower Limb Exoskeletons for individuals with chronic spinal cord injury at ISCoS ASIA (International Spinal Cord Society) in Montreal. Yet again, we see the importance of our research in improving assistive technology,… Read more »

Association of Medical Research Charities (AMRC)

We are delighted that Stoke Mandeville Spinal Research has been accepted as a member of the prestigious Association of Medical Research Charities (AMRC). Our membership demonstrates our commitment to the AMRC’s stringent guidelines with regards governance and research.  It should be noted that our research strategy is to focus on spinal cord injury in people and we do… Read more »

NSIC physiotherapist researcher obtains MPhil degree

Lone Rose, a clinical specialist physiotherapist at the National Spinal Injuries Centres confirmed her thesis on ‘wheelchair provision and use among people with spinal cord injury’ at the University College London in April 2014. Her thesis, entitled ‘The impact of wheelchair type on reducing the risk of shoulder overuse injuries following spinal cord injury’, has… Read more »

SMSR Research Director wins European Award

On 29th May 2012, Dr Joost van Middendorp received the 2011 European Academy Award of the European Society of Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine during the 18th European Congress of Physical & Rehabilitation held in Thessalonica, Greece. We are delighted to congratulate Dr van Middendorp on this fine achievement, which was in recognition of his thesis:… Read more »