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...

Prosecutors get details on Freddie Gray's death

...Gray arrived at the police station with the fatal spinal-cord injury that left him unresponsive.The second prisoner...being arrested in West Baltimore. He suffered a spinal cord injury and crushed voicebox and had lapsed into a coma...

Police clash with protesters in Baltimore; National Guard takes positions

...racially charged violence Monday by set off by the case of Freddie Gray, a 25-year-old black man who died of a spinal-cord injury under mysterious circumstances while in police custody.In a measure of how tense things were on Tuesday, Baltimore...

VA announces collaboration with Augusta-based America's Warrior Partnership to improve veteran care

...Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center, contributed to a patient's death.Gibson, who visited the Augusta VA's spinal cord injury unit and the Georgia War Veterans Nursing Home, said additional clinical staff, extended hours and new leadership...

Augusta VA walks to combat veteran homelessness as problem grows in city

...Aiken and Athens community-based outpatient clinics.At the Augusta Riverwalk, patients from the hospital's spinal cord injury unit and 17 residents from St. John's Towers participated to the sound of live music and the help of vendors...

A quiet morning in Baltimore

...continue to press authorities for answers in the case of Freddie Gray, a 25-year-old black man who died of a spinal-cord injury under mysterious circumstances while in police custody. His case spurred Monday's riots.A group of pastors...

Expo helps disabled community in Augusta pool resources, find opportunities

...might have found the 28-year-old doing the same thing ? but without the wheelchair. About nine years ago, a spinal cord injury suffered in a car accident took away all function in her legs.Mayfield said she was an active person before her...