Veterans Affairs Hospitals | The Augusta Chronicle

...neurology, psychiatry, blind rehabilitation, spinal cord injury and rehabilitation medicine. The Downtown Division...authorized for 155 beds (58 medicine, 37 surgery and 60 spinal cord injury). The Uptown Division, located on Wrightsboro...

Immune system substance aids recovery in spine-injured rats

NEW YORK -- Rats recovered partially from spinal cord injury when they were treated quickly with a substance pumped...advance in treating people who've just suffered spinal cord injury since methylprednisolone was shown to be effective...

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Brain cells from mice ease paralysis in rats

...eased the paralysis of rats with spinal cord injury by transplanting cells taken...the International Center for Spinal Cord Injury at the Kennedy Krieger Institute...Such sheaths are disrupted in spinal cord injury and restoring them produced...

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Rose Corinth Trincher, MD (MARTINEZ, Ga.)

...became a certified specialist in Spinal Cord Injury Medicine in 1999. She became a staff physician of the Spinal Cord Injury Service at the Charlie Norwood...to the Assistant Chief of the Spinal Cord Injury Service in 1982. She helped...

Georgia dismissess freshman cornerback after arrest

...Rico Johnson was forced to give up football due to a medical condition that made playing unsafe due to the risk of a spinal cord injury.Georgia dismissed safeties Tray Matthews and Josh Harvey-Clemons in the off-season and cornerback Shaq Wiggins...

Amendment B will help state's injured

...estimated that such a surcharge could generate as much as $250,000 annually to support traumatic brain injury and spinal cord injury survivors.Why should you care about this issue? Perhaps, like me, you know and work with people with disabilities...

Some veterans rank Augusta VA high for treatment

...The VA hospital is a two-division hospital that specializes in neurology, psychiatry, and rehabilitative and spinal-cord injury care at its two Augusta locations. Together, the campuses offer 31 programs and services, including gastroenterology...

Singer Michelle Murray performs for spinal cord patients

...were clapping, arms swaying and heads bobbing as Nashville singer Michelle Murray and her band played Friday at the Spinal Cord Injury Unit at the Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center.Murray is on a tour of Georgia that is helping to raise money for...

Disabled golfers play tournament aiding Walton Foundation

...drove the ball long down Forest Hills Golf Club's 11th fairway without leaving his seat.Nadel, who suffered a spinal cord injury 33 years ago in a shooting incident, navigated the fairways and greens using a specially-designed adaptive golf...

Ramblin' Rhodes: Augusta, take a listen to Trinity River Band, Danberrys

...free acoustic sets on Friday, Oct. 25, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center's Spinal Cord Injury Center, 950 15th St. Bldg. 801, and from 2 to 5 p.m. at Adaptive Driving Solutions, 3027 River Watch Parkway...