Spinal Cord Injury

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

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

Lower Extremity Functional Electrical Stimulation Cycling Promotes Physical & Neurological Recovery In Chronic Spinal Cord Injury

March 4, 2013
Study by Kennedy Krieger’s International Center for Spinal Cord Injury suggests activity-based restorative therapy programs may provide substantial benefits for persons with chronic SCI

Baltimore, MD -- A new study by Kennedy Krieger Institute’s International Center for Spinal Cord Injury (Epub ahead of print) finds that long-term lower extremity functional electrical stimulation (FES) cycling, as part of a rehabilitation regimen, is associated with substantial improvements in individuals with chronic spinal cord injury (SCI).

CNN: Virtual Sailing Program Helps Disabled

October 16, 2012
Researchers in our International Center for Spinal Cord Injury are using a virtual sailing regimen to introduce individuals with spinal cord injuries to the world of adaptive sailing.

Susan Hendricks reports on a program helping spinal cord injury patients gain strength and self-confidence in sailing. Watch now

Third Annual Spinal Cord Injury Symposium: Contemporary Trends in Spinal Cord Injury Management

Jun 17 2013 - 4:00pm - 8:00pm

801 North Broadway
Baltimore, MD 21205
Conference Room 202

ABOUT THE EVENT:

Hosted by the International Center for Spinal Cord Injury at Kennedy Krieger Institute, the Third Annual Contemporary Trends in Spinal Cord Injury Management Symposium is a premier educational event geared toward physicians, nurses, occupational and physical therapists, and other professionals who care for individuals with spinal cord injuries and disorders.

Patient Question & Answer Session

Repeats every month on the second Friday until Fri Dec 13 2013 .
Jan 11 2013 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Feb 8 2013 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Mar 8 2013 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Apr 12 2013 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
May 10 2013 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Jun 14 2013 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Jul 12 2013 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Aug 9 2013 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Sep 13 2013 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Oct 11 2013 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Nov 8 2013 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Dec 13 2013 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Join us at one of our monthly Patient Question & Answer Meetings to address any physician, therapy, or research questions you may have.  Meetings are on the second Friday of each month from 12 PM to 1 PM. Lunch will be provided.

Each month will highlight a new & exciting spinal cord injury research topic, but any and all questions are encouraged!

UPCOMING SESSIONS:

Regeneration Generation - Q & A with our NEW Social Worker

Oct 28 2013 - 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 - Sexuality After Injury

Sep 23 2013 - 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

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