Spinal Cord Injuries http://redriverradio.org en Brain injury meeting draws survivors, caregivers and medical experts to Bossier City http://redriverradio.org/post/brain-injury-meeting-draws-survivors-caregivers-and-medical-experts-bossier-city <p>The Brain Injury Association of Louisiana opened its two-day conference Thursday in Bossier City, attracting more than 100 survivors, caregivers, and medical experts.&nbsp;</p><p>The opening day presentations will focus on brain and spinal cord injury survivor stories, along with demonstrations of the latest assistive technology, according to association executive director Tommy Lotz. He says there is much to discuss about how the brain reacts to an injury, and he wants to convey that there’s room for optimism after tragedy.</p> Thu, 20 Mar 2014 15:16:10 +0000 Kate Archer Kent 41672 at http://redriverradio.org Brain injury meeting draws survivors, caregivers and medical experts to Bossier City Shreveport nonprofit aims to open spinal cord injury rehab center http://redriverradio.org/post/shreveport-nonprofit-aims-open-spinal-cord-injury-rehab-center <p>A Bossier City man is raising funds to help people recover from spinal cord injuries, one hand revolution at a time. Scott Wells will set out Wednesday, May 1,&nbsp;from Delta, La., to handcycle across most of the northern part of the state in his quest to create Louisiana's first one-stop neurological rehabilitation facility to be located in Shreveport-Bossier.</p><p></p> Mon, 29 Apr 2013 17:36:09 +0000 Kate Archer Kent 26889 at http://redriverradio.org Shreveport nonprofit aims to open spinal cord injury rehab center