New Drugs Hold Hope to Remyelininate Damaged Neurons in Multiple Sclerosis

We’ve got two things to look at today: 1 article and 1 abstract. Drug-based modulation of endogenous stem cells promotes functional remyelination in vivo Article originally appearing in Nature Evidence of Remyelination with the Anti-LINGO-1 Monoclonal Antibody BIIB033 After Acute Optic Neuritis Abstract originally presented at the Annual American Academy of Neurology meeting this week. This is some … Continue reading New Drugs Hold Hope to Remyelininate Damaged Neurons in Multiple Sclerosis

CCU Alert! Aquatic Therapy for CP, Developmental Disability and Medically Fragile

Who: For Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists. Provided by Aquatic Therapy University. What: Aquatic Therapy Options for Cerebral Palsy, Developmental Disabilities and the Medically Fragile When: May 29-30, 2015 Where: Brenda and John Duncan YMCA 10655 Clay Road Houston, TX 77041 Why: “This 16 hr. training module is designed to demonstrate the advanced skills necessary to bring aquatics to the … Continue reading CCU Alert! Aquatic Therapy for CP, Developmental Disability and Medically Fragile

Personalized Neuroprosthetics: Using Neuroplasticity to “Help the Brain Help Itself”

Grégoire Courtine: The paralyzed rat that walked originally appearing on TED Now this makes my spine tingle! Did you watch all the way to the end? Maybe these “personalized neuroprosthetics” could be a solution a myriad of neurological disabilities. And not just a patch, but actually using neuroplasticity to “help the brain help itself” to regenerate … Continue reading Personalized Neuroprosthetics: Using Neuroplasticity to “Help the Brain Help Itself”