NATHAN COPELAND WAS 18 years old when he was paralyzed by a car accident in 2004. He lost his ability to move and feel most of his body, although he does retain a bit of sensation in his wrists and a few fingers, and he has some movement in his shoulders. While in the hospital, he…
Most people probably underestimate how much our sense of touch helps us navigate the world around us. New research has made it crystal clear after a robotic arm with the ability to feel was able to halve the time it took for the user to complete tasks. > (opens in a new tab)”>Read full story >>
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The project, led by FES Investigator Svetlana Pundik, MS, MSc, started as a CTSC grant that lead to SPIRE award.
For far too many years, spinal cord injury researchers have failed to include disabled people in their studies as anything but subjects. Fortunately, that’s changing as more people with SCI/D participate in consumer advisory boards and other human-focused approaches. They are designing surveys, focusing on goals and giving key input before a solution that impacts them is…
February 2021 cover of Movement Disorders, the official journal of the International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society
FES Investigator, Aasef Shaikh, MD, PhD’s research, “Severity‐Dependent Effects of Parkinson’s Disease on Perception of Visual and Vestibular Heading” is featured on the February 2021 cover of Movement Disorders, the official journal of the International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society. Read full article>>