Summer can be a trigger for pain and swelling in the arms and legs for people who have lymphedema. Fortunately, keeping this chronic condition in check during the hottest part of summer is possible, according to occupational therapists.
Montefiore Medical Center;s Women’s Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation will focus on gender-specific issues in spinal cord injury, among other services.
The Arthritis Foundation wants children and caregivers to learn the signs and symptoms of juvenile arthritis.
Researches at UCLA have uncovered two variants of a gene associated with Parkinson’s disease that could predict the progression of motor decline in people with Parkinson’s who possess the variants.
Schools in Kentucky are using the iPad to help children with communication disabilities speak.
People with spinal cord injury (SCI) now have a new drug to address neuropathic pain. In June, the FDA approved Lyrica (pregabalin) capsules.
Parkinson Society Canada has released the first Canadian Guidelines on Parkinson's Disease to help provide consistent diagnosing and treating.
Researchers at the University of Missouri are trying to extend how long seniors can continue to live at home and maintain independence through motion-sensing technology.
Cristina and Mark Share Stories and Advice From Their Childhoods
Two successful adults with cerebral palsy share their childhood memories.
- By Elisha Bury
- Jul 01, 2012
Vitamin D, that little nutrient found in milk and developed by exposure to the sun, might be key to preventing mobility impairments, according to new research from Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center.
On Sept. 8 in Middlebury, Vt., bicyclists and handcyclists will pedal pavement to help athletes with spinal cord injuries experience sports.
Anyone who would question the capabilities of someone with a spinal cord injury should get to know Eric Kolar.
- By Laurie Watanabe
- Jun 29, 2012
Recent studies published in the American Journal of Occupational Therapy show that older adults can benefit from occupational therapy.
New research shows that adapted yoga improves balance and flexibility, contributes to a stronger and faster gait, and increases strength and endurance during stroke rehabilitation.
Scientists at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center have uncovered a gene mutation responsible for spinal muscular atrophy with lower extremity predominance (SMA-LED).
The 2012 SMA Annual Conference kicks off June 21 in Bloomington, Minn.
The American Stroke Association is conducting a nationwide hip hop video contest to educate people about stroke.