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Neurorehabilitation and Neural Engineering Laboratory
At the Neurorehabilitation and Neural Engineering Laboratory, the goal of our research is to develop improved intervention strategies for gait rehabilitation. Led by P.I. Dr. Jose Pons PhD.
The Collaborative Machines Enhancing Therapies (COMET) center brings together four research and four development projects aimed at improving how patients move and are able to manage and use objects in everyday life.
The Spinal Cord Injury Model Systems Equity and Quality in Assistive Technology (EQuATe) 2.0 Module takes a look at assistive technology used by individuals with spinal cord injury.
The Clinical Adaptation of the Spinal Cord Injury Quality of Life Psychosocial Measures study aims to validate the items of the Spinal Cord Injury– Quality of Life (SCI-QOL) assessment and to improve how people use the SCI-QOL scores to describe different levels of social and emotional experiences among individuals living with a spinal cord injury (SCI).
On June 3, José Pons, PhD, joined Shirley Ryan AbilityLab as the scientific chair of the Legs + Walking Lab. In his new role, Dr. Pons now leads a translational research team — collaborating with Innovation Center clinical chairs and Legs + Walking scientists — to apply the most advanced methods for measuring and restoring lower-limb function in diverse patient populations.
The objective of this project is to develop data collection modules that can be used to improve the quality of services for users of ankle-foot orthoses (AFOs), the largest group of orthosis users.
Adriana was 17 weeks pregnant when, during an attempted carjacking, she was shot. The bullet injured her spinal cord and left her paralyzed.