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Spine Injury Treatment

Spine Surgery in the NFL: 6 Player Updates From Last Season

Michael A. Gleiber, M.D. | Posted 11.02.2014 | Sports
Michael A. Gleiber, M.D.

Last season, there were multiple NFL players who sustained spinal injuries. With a new football season approaching, let's review the status of these players to see how they have recovered from these injuries, and who is ready to get back in the game.

Meeting the Emotional Challenges of Acute Inpatient Rehabilitation, Part Two

Michael Friedman, L.M.S.W. | Posted 04.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Michael Friedman, L.M.S.W.

The physicians and other health professionals included me in the process of making medical and other plans. I felt I was not just a patient taking orders from a health care provider on high but a respected part of the health care team.

Emotional Challenges of Acute Inpatient Rehabilitation

Michael Friedman, L.M.S.W. | Posted 04.24.2013 | Healthy Living
Michael Friedman, L.M.S.W.

As a social worker, social advocate, and teacher, making a contribution to the well-being of others has been my full-time job and given meaning to my life. Having to focus primarily on my own recovery felt like a loss of meaning.

Spine-Injured Rats Able To Walk, Climb With Experimental Approach

AP | MALCOLM RITTER | Posted 07.31.2012 | Healthy Living

NEW YORK -- Many scientists are working on treatments to help people with spinal cord injuries walk. Now there's a striking new demonstration of how o...