Wed, 26 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDTNew research from the University of East Anglia (UEA) shows that, surprisingly, patients' physical activity does not increase following hip replacement surgery.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDTStroke and spinal cord injury patients often require gait rehabilitation to regain the ability to walk or to help strengthen their muscles.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 05:00:00 PDTStroke patients are starting a trial of a new electronic device to recover movement and control of their hand.
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 07:00:00 PDTA new mouse study finds that counteracting changes in gut bacteria that arise from spinal cord injury with probiotics could help aid recovery.
Fri, 14 Oct 2016 08:00:00 PDTNew study reveals how a 28-year-old man left paralyzed after a car accident has regained his sense of touch, thanks to a brain implant and a robotic arm.
Thu, 06 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDTA simple device can improve the ability of patients with arm disability to play physiotherapy-like computer games, according to new research.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDTCould rehabilitation programmes for heart disease patients be used to help people recovering from bowel cancer get back on their feet?
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDTA University of Liverpool led review of the methods available to screen for post-stroke visual impairments has found there is an urgent demand for the development of a tool.
Fri, 09 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDTA new therapy has been developed for stroke survivors to improve hand function using a glove to send electrical stimulation to nerves in the affected hand.
Thu, 08 Sep 2016 09:00:00 PDTA man left paralyzed from a spinal cord injury has regained movement in his arms and hands as a result of a novel stem cell treatment.
Mon, 05 Sep 2016 07:00:00 PDTUsing EEG recordings, a new study shows that the more languages we learn, the faster the brain circuits that code new information are formed.
Thu, 18 Aug 2016 00:00:00 PDTA training program for the reactivation of older and frail people established by MedUni Vienna has achieved remarkable success.
Mon, 15 Aug 2016 05:00:00 PDTA virtual reality world called EVA Park can improve the communication of those who have impaired speech and language following a stroke, according to research by academics at City University London.
Fri, 12 Aug 2016 09:00:00 PDTCombining virtual reality and treadmill training helps prevent falls in older adults better than treadmill training alone, according to a new randomised controlled trial published in The Lancet.
Thu, 11 Aug 2016 09:00:00 PDTScientists have helped people who are paralyzed from spinal cord injuries regain some feeling and movement with the assistance of brain-machine interfaces.
Sun, 24 Jul 2016 00:00:00 PDTNerve and muscle strain may prompt symptoms of chronic fatigue syndrome, find researchers, suggesting such symptoms could be eased with physical therapy.
Fri, 22 Jul 2016 00:00:00 PDTResults of a study conducted by researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and the McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine showed significant improvement in strength and...
Mon, 18 Jul 2016 09:00:00 PDTMore intensive hospital physiotherapy has been found to be safe and effective in reducing length of hospital stays, research published in the Medical Journal of Australia has found.
Fri, 15 Jul 2016 09:00:00 PDTConducted at the BioMag laboratory at the Helsinki University Hospital, a new patient study could open a new opportunity to rehabilitate patients with spinal cord damage.
Thu, 14 Jul 2016 09:00:00 PDTInsights into the molecular network of a gene called Mkx should help improve the study of tendon physiology and lead to new treatments for tendon injury.
Mon, 11 Jul 2016 00:00:00 PDTStudy shows that a twice daily program of assisted range-of-motion exercises provides significant benefits for bone strength, potentially decreasing the risk of low bone density and future fractures...
Thu, 07 Jul 2016 07:00:00 PDTAs we age, the function and regenerative abilities of skeletal muscles deteriorate, which means it is difficult for the elderly to recover from injury or surgery.
Wed, 06 Jul 2016 09:00:00 PDTUnderstanding the brain patterns of a baby's primitive stepping reflex may help children with cerebral palsy and adults with spinal cord injury.
Wed, 06 Jul 2016 07:00:00 PDTEffects of chemo can impact balance, tango classes cut risk of falls by 56%.
Tue, 28 Jun 2016 07:00:00 PDTResults could inform 15 million people who suffer stroke each year.Sometimes in health care, simple activities can be just as effective as the latest technology.