Joanna Knott, David Prast and Perry Bartlett smiling with text: Podcast regenerative medicine potential for spinal cord injuries

SpinalCure co-founders speak about regenerative medicine and spinal cord injuries

Regenerative medicine is showing massive potential for treatments with health issues previously unthought-of when it comes to the growth of cells in the brain, heart, pancreas, liver, kidney, eyes, ears, and muscles. Philip Clark, from ABC’s Nightlife show delved into…
Scientist looks through petrie dish

New panel of experts aims to ‘mend the gap’ in spinal cord injuries

A new international team of 32 scientists has joined forces to identify areas of promising research in spinal cord injuries. Their first project aims to mend the tiny gaps that form after a traumatic injury, writes Tom Elphick, SpinalCure Community…

Minister Hunt accepts 30,000-strong petition & creates history-making $10m neurostimulation grant

Video by @cambloom Join us on the Project Spark journey and support our campaign to transform the lives of people with spinal cord injury. Read the full story: On Wednesday 30 March, Minister Greg Hunt accepted SpinalCure Australia’s 30,000-strong petition…
Walk on book cover with David Prast smiling on front

Pioneering work of quadriplegic recognised in book ten years after his death

The life of a remarkable quadriplegic from Perth who introduced an innovative model of exercise rehabilitation to Australia and helped pioneer research – which is now leading to spinal injured people gaining movement and even walking again – has been…
Alex Richter smiling in wheelchair

Neurostimulation research to expand thanks to SpinalCure supporters

In great news for Australians with spinal cord injuries, we’re excited to report that, thanks to our wonderful supporters and our New Zealand partner, The Catwalk Trust, our Christmas campaign ‘We’re so close’ has reached a critical funding milestone! The…
Image of spine showing nerves and where break in spinal injury occurs

What is neurostimulation and what is it used for in people with SCI?

What are the similarities and differences of TENS, FES, and spinal cord stimulation? Neurostimulation is changing the face of neurological rehabilitation as we know it. It has a wide variety of uses including pain relief, treatment for psychiatric diseases and…
Duncan Wallace (in wheelchair)speaks with Kathryn Borkovic beyond

Lloyd’s charity golf day delivers a hole in one

We were delighted to attend the Lloyd’s Charity Golf Day 2021 in November at the Concord Golf Club in Sydney. A great day of golf resulted in a fantastic fundraising result for spinal cord injury, even if there wasn’t a…

Three spinal injured people able to walk with support in new Swiss study

Another spinal cord electrical stimulation study has resulted in three people with complete spinal cord injuries (SCI) walking while supported. This Swiss study has further cemented neurostimulation as the most promising research avenue for SCI recovery. SpinalCure is set to…
Ed Cummings kneeling between Sam Bloom in wheelchair and Lauren Park in wheelchair

Ed Cummings supports petition to fund new spinal cord injury research

More than 20,000 Australians live with a spinal cord injury, and SpinalCure Australia, with support from Ed Cummings and the Australian Jockeys’ Association, have launched a petition calling on the Federal Government to fund a nation-wide research project that could…