Partial spinal cord injury, two different therapies show positive results

<P>By XagenaMedicine, 2006 (, American Academy of Neurology)- Body weight-supported treadmill training isn’t more effective than conventional mobility rehabilitation for restoring movement to those with partial spinal cord injury.<BR>But an unexpectedly high number of patients achieved functional walking speeds regardless of treatment type. </P> <P>The study is published in the Neurology, the scientific journal of the American Academy of Neurology ( AAN ).</P> <P>The multicenter trial analyzed 117 individuals who had a partial spinal cord injury within the previous eight weeks. Through random selection, 58 patients received body weight-supported treadmill training, and 59 patients received conventional overground mobility therapy…</P>