The purpose of this research study is to investigate the effects of upper limb training while breathing low oxygen on arm strength and function in people with SCI.
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The purpose of this study is to determine the effectiveness and safety of "Mirabegron" compared to "Oxybutynin IR" for a condition called neurogenic detrusor overactivity in individuals with SCI . Neurogenic detrusor overactivity is common in people with SCI and is a medical condition characterized
The purpose of this study is to investigate the effectiveness of a screening battery of thinking skills in the spinal cord injury population. Participants will complete hands-free questionnaires.
The aim of this study is to understand what happens to muscle and bone in spinal cord injured males with low testosterone levels after 5 months of stand training with body weight support (BWS) and testosterone replacement therapy (TRT). TRT is administered in the form of a skin gel dispensed from a
The purpose of this research is to examine the effectiveness of back or spine stimulation while walking on a treadmill or walking over ground using an exoskeleton or on muscle activation while sitting on a chair.
The purpose of this study is to investigate whether combining training of the affected upper limbs in patients with SCI with a noninvasive technique of brain stimulation called transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) can improve training outcomes. tDCS is a painless and noninvasive method
Assessing Spinal Cord Structure Changes Using Diffusion Tensor Imaging in Patients With Incomplete Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury
The purpose of this study is to use a special MRI technology to assess changes in nerve fibers of the spinal cord in acute incomplete spinal cord injury patients (SCI patients who still have some ability to move their limbs) and in healthy control subjects.