Epidural stimulation and cardiovascular function for individuals with SCI


Lay Summary by Tiffany Fong Edited by Rona Herzog This is a summary of a research article conducted by several ICORD researchers, including Dr. Christopher West, Aaron Phillips, Jordan Squair, Alexandra Williams, Matthias Walter, Dr. Tania Lam, and Dr. Andrei Read More…

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Acute effects of SCI on cardiovascular autonomic function via evaluating changes in low-frequency blood pressure variability


Lay Summary by Daman Dhunna Edited by Rona Herzog This is a summary of a paper by ICORD researchers Vera-Ellen Lucci, Dr. Jessica Inskip, Maureen McGrath, Dr. Brian Kwon, Dr. Victoria Claydon, and their colleagues Dr. Ian Ruiz and Rebekah Read More…

Cardiovascular health during rehabilitation


Cardiovascular disease is more prevalent within the SCI community than in the general population.The reason for this is because of the extensive amount of bed rest following traumatic spinal cord injury, which results in a low level of physical activity and cardiovascular fitness. Continue reading