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A therapy combining salmon fibrin injections into the spinal cord and injections of a gene inhibitor into the brain restored voluntary motor function impaired by spinal cordinjury, scientists at UC Irvine’s Reeve-Irvine Research Center have found. 526 more words


The Sweet Science of Beating the Crap Out of Things

I’m sure the general consensus is that physical rehabilitation is good for boxers. Why you ask? Well, it may have something to do with repeated punches to the head. 577 more words

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The Unconditional Love And Healing Of A Dog

A friend and I are working on a way to get her puppy to become my puppy. Due to health issues the last couple of years, I have been living with family, and I do not really have my own space, yet there is plenty of space here that is not used. 424 more words


Saying Goodbye to a Pet After 15 Years Together

This past week has been a tough one. My beloved cat of nearly 15 years, Daphne du Maurier, who I previously blogged about for this site… 411 more words

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The Hidden Dysphagia: Exploring Dysphagia in Acute Cervical Spinal Cord Injury

The Hidden Dysphagia: Exploring Dysphagia in Acute Cervical Spinal Cord Injury

By: Jackie McRae BSc (Hons), MClinRes.; RegMRCSLT

In many textbooks, the signs of dysphagia are clear: weakness of the tongue or face, prolonged chewing, coughing after drinks, wet, gurgly voice, drooling (1). 1,286 more words


I Need A Glass Of Water!

For the majority of us, drinking a glass of water is as easy as breathing. You grab a glass, turn on a tap, fill it with water, tip the glass to your mouth and drink. 347 more words

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Karma Yoga

It is very exciting to announce that I will be substitute teaching the next three Karma Yoga classes at Tahoe Yoga Institute. These classes are every Tuesday at 6:30pm and focus on a different topic every week.   199 more words