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Unite 2 Fight Paralysis exists to unite and empower the international spinal cord injury community to cure paralysis through advocacy, education, and support for research. Get Educated and Get Involved.

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Who are you in relation to spinal cord injury? Are you a scientist? A clinician? A biotech representative? A foundation funder? A government regulator? And - most importantly - do you live with this injury? I’m asking because your relationship to SCI determines how you view the problem of paralysis. Which is why I believe our upcoming...

There are over 300,000 people in the United States living with a spinal cord injury, with roughly 18,000 new injuries a year. U2FP has 2,500 subscribers to our newsletter, with roughly 62 monthly donors. I am aiming to raise our monthly donor-ship by another 40 of you lovely people by the end of 2024. So far this year, we’ve added...

You probably saw some recent spinal cord injury research news, impressive clinical trial results for hand and arm function in chronic cervical SCI using noninvasive, skin-surface stimulation. I might suggest this headline: Stim has arrived; SCI medicine enters new era. Spinal cord stimulation has been shown to work – it’s not ‘miraculous’ work, but there is a measurable benefit and users...

Today's episode is a conversation with Dave Marver, the CEO of the company, ONWARD Medical. No doubt you've heard of ONWARD. We discuss the recent news about their transcutaneous stimulation device - ARC-EX - and their effort to gain regulatory approval from the FDA, along with the results from their Up-LIFT Trial. You'll find links to the trial and related articles below to help understand more about the device and trial. We also follow up with some discussion about the other products they have in the pipeline, including...