Research


Researchers to Address Spatial Neglect in Stroke Patients

New system could help compensate for a common effect of brain injury.

The State of Seating: Positioning for the Future

Catching up on the laudable work of RESNA's Wheelchair and Related Seating Standards Committee.

Rett Syndrome Organization Awards Research Grants

Studies to focus on activating "silent" X chromosome and developing a tool to assess for MDS.

Study: Mirror Movements Could Be Clinical Markers in Young CP Patients

Researchers' findings could help to determine which kids with cerebral palsy need rehabilitation support.

University of Pittsburgh Seeks Repair Survey Input

Survey examines the state of wheelchair repair in the complex rehab technology industry.

New Muscular Dystrophy Research Examines the Impact of Exercise

Study duplicated muscular dystrophy in a type of worm.

BraunAbility Survey: Caregivers Undervalue Their Contributions

Survey results are released during November, which is National Family Caregivers Month.

Mobility Management Launches Podcast Survey

Would you listen to a complex rehab technology podcast series? Take the survey!

Researchers: New Subtype of Multiple Sclerosis Does Not Damage Brain’s White Matter

Latest discovery changes previous understanding of how MS progresses and alters neurological system.

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CRT Trends: Big Data

Quality Assurance & the FMA: Secondary Health Conditions & Environments

How CRT Impacts Client Activities & Re-Admissions

When wheeled mobility succeeds, it impacts a client's activities and environments.



Study: Targeting Inflammation Could Be Key to Controlling Stroke Damage

Researchers have discovered a way to temporarily "turn off" the immune responses that cause inflammation after a stroke.

Certain Type of Triglyceride Could Indicate Higher Stroke Risk

Observational study showed that including info of that triglyceride when assessing for cardiovascular disease risk could be helpful.

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CRT Trends: Big Data

Quality Assurance & the FMA: What Clients Say About CRT

Does Complex Rehab Technology Improve Function?

Does ATP involvement result in better outcomes for consumers using mobility equipment?

Study: Gene Therapy Can Break Down SCI Scar Tissue

Researchers say eliminating that scar tissue was key to functional gains in lab study.

UConn Students Use Vibrational Therapy in Experimental Cerebral Palsy Device

Arm brace was specifically designed to mitigate involuntary movements and stiffness seen in spastic CP.

University of Pittsburgh Seeks Participants for Transfer Study

Researchers' online program examines the techniques consumers use to transfer to and from their wheelchairs.

Study Examines Sleep Apnea Prevalence in Patients with Quadriplegia

Researchers study possible link between quadriplegia and narrowing of airway during sleep.

Survey to Study Future of Assistive Technology Professionals

The University of Pittsburgh and NCART are partnering on the project.

Study: SCI Nerve Regeneration Could Be Helped by “Smell” Cells

Research from the United Kingdom showed nerve regrowth after spinal cord injury.

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