Chronic pain and severe spasticity are common among people living with spinal cord injuries and disorders (SCI/D). The primary treatment strategy is pharmaceuticals, yet those come with many side effects with only a marginal degree of relief. Technology old and new are offering alternative therapies, including the common TENS units to new transcranial stimulation or implanted therapies to simple stretching. Alternative medicine and coping strategies are also useful to some individuals. Learn about the latest and how they may help you.
Presenters: Dr. Kimberly Anderson-Erisman, PhD, Research Associate Professor at the University of Miami and the Director of Education at the Miami Project to Cure Paralysis; Jennifer French, MBA, Executive Director of the Neurotech Network