Research


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.

Study: Heart Function Is Impacted by Spinal Cord Injury

Research emphasizes importance of reducing "secondary injury" in SCI patients.

Cure SMA: Children on Nusinersen More Likely to Achieve Milestones

A new study examines the impact of the drug treatment on Type 1 infants.

Study: Exoskeleton Use Can Benefit Wide Range of SCI Patients

New research suggests more SCI patients could improve gait and balance.

CRT Technology Showcase

U.S. Rehab White Paper Shows Need for Intervention

New Duke Research to Study Optimal Repositioning Times

Study aims to provide updated guidelines on repositioning patients to prevent pressure injuries.

Study: Is Honey an Effective Treatment for Wounds?

A type of honey native to Australia and New Zealand could prove to be an effective answer.

University of Pittsburgh Seeks Consumer Input for Research Study

Results will impact future mobility device research and development.

White Paper Explains CMS Effects on CRT, DME

U.S. Rehab President Greg Packer hopes new, comprehensive paper can be used to educate policy-makers.

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