The Louisiana chapter started in 2004 as the Brain Injury Association of Louisiana, aiming to serve the state’s community of people with brain injuries. Last year BIALA joined up with United Spinal.
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Seven years ago, United Spinal Association’s Greater Kansas City Chapter hosted its first abilities fair. in the small lobby of one of the local rehab facilities. From those humble beginnings it would have been hard for even the biggest optimist to imagine how the event would evolve and grow.
Gerard “Jerry” Kelly, United Spinal’s executive director from 2002-2005, passed away June 18. Kelly was 70.
Sonny and Jeanette Ali, founders of the Sacramento Spinal Foundation, talk about their vision for the organization, and are focusing on trying to network the SCI community with manufacturers and products.
The China SCI trials are very successful — people with complete injuries are walking again, and regaining control over their bowel and bladder.
As recreational marijuana becomes legal and widespread in Oregon, medical marijuana card holders find their supplies are dwindling as a result.
The first two steps for almost any successful chapter are to develop and fully embrace a mission and then to figure out how to serve that mission. The Hudson Valley Chapter of United Spinal devised a great mission
As great as all of the advances in touch screens technology and mobile devices have been for the spinal cord injury community, they’re not that [...]