Our clinical trials are now multi-site!

Our clinical trials assessing the benefits of acute intermittent hypoxia on motor strength in people with spinal cord injury is now being conducted at Kessler Institute: New Jersey and the University of Miami as well!

Using Acute Intermittent Hypoxia as a Therapeutic Intervention for Individuals With SCI

A new and relatively simple approach to improve function in people with some types of tetraplegia is being evaluated at the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab.

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  • Drs. Chen, Jayaraman and Rymer Featured in Documentary About Former Patient

    In mid-August, former patient Rob Heitz plans to swim the San Francisco Bay — from Alcatraz Island back to shore — to raise funds and awareness for the Paralysis Recovery Foundation, which he founded. Episode 3 of Escaping Paralysis — a docuseries following Rob’s story — includes interviews with three Shirley Ryan AbilityLab experts: David Chen, MD, section chief, Spinal Cord Injury; Arun Jayaraman, PT, PhD, executive director, Technology & Innovation Hub; and Zev Rymer, MD, PhD, director, Sensory Motor Performance Program.

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