Fri, 02 Dec 2016 00:00:00 PSTThousands of heart patients are missing out on cardiac rehabilitation following a heart attack, increasing their risk of suffering a fatal event, according to new figures released by the British...
Thu, 24 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PSTPharmacological therapy combined with a rehabilitation program that teaches how to compensate for memory and attention problems offers new hope for people who suffer the consequences of traumatic...
Wed, 23 Nov 2016 06:00:00 PSTIn a randomized trial of patients who underwent total knee replacement as a treatment for osteoarthritis, a group program of strengthening and aerobic exercises was not better at alleviating...
Thu, 17 Nov 2016 06:00:00 PSTA new form of 3D imaging of muscles has allowed researchers to "see" inside muscle and trace long cables made up of a protein called collagen.
Wed, 16 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PSTResearchers at the University of Rochester Medical Center believe they have identified a new means of enhancing the body's ability to repair its own cells, which they hope will lead to better...
Thu, 10 Nov 2016 06:00:00 PSTAn international team of scientists has used a wireless "brain-spinal interface" to bypass spinal cord injuries in a pair of rhesus macaques, restoring intentional walking movement to a temporarily...
Wed, 09 Nov 2016 08:00:00 PSTFrom using an ankle as a knee to the world's first human head transplant, we take a look at five of the strangest, yet amazing surgical procedures to date.
Tue, 08 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PSTResearchers say we rely more on vision after injuries, suggest a new approach to rehab.
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PSTAs more trauma patients survive their initial hospital stays, new study results show that acute inpatient rehabilitation facilities are the best places for some of these patients to go once they...
Fri, 28 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PSTResearch provides blueprint for building neuroprosthetic devices that recreate the sense of touch by directly stimulating the nervous system.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PSTNew 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 PSTStroke 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 PSTStroke 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 PSTA 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 PSTNew 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 PSTA 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 PSTCould 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 PSTA 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 PSTA 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 PSTA 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 PSTUsing 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 PSTA 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 PSTA 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 PSTCombining 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 PSTScientists have helped people who are paralyzed from spinal cord injuries regain some feeling and movement with the assistance of brain-machine interfaces.