Spinal cord injury research could bring 'huge cost savings' to insurance industry

SpinalCure Australia’s CEO Duncan Wallace has reminded the insurance sector of the huge potential for the industry arising from spinal cord injury research. Mr Wallace was addressing a luncheon hosted in Sydney’s Darling Harbour by the NSW Reinsurance Discussion Group (RDG).…

Neurostimulation helps three paralysed people walk again

In a world first, researchers at the University of Louisville, Kentucky, have used epidural neurostimulation to help two paralysed people to walk again. The study used a combination of locomotor training and electrical stimulation to help regenerate communication between the…

Luna & Soul Active supports spinal cord injury research

  Getting active without compromising on your ethics. That’s the ethos behind new activewear label Luna & Soul Active by Melbourne-based yoga teacher and Mum Raja Soltani. Raja’s passion for fair, sustainable and slow fashion has shaped every part of Luna…

Edging toward a breakthrough-Insurance Adviser May 2018

Between 350 and 400 new cases of spinal cord injury are recorded in Australia each year, costing the economy more than $2 billion– inclusive of ongoing care and rehabilitation. Thanks to the pioneering work of Prof Reggie Edgerton, however, those figures…

Mount Kosciuszko Wheelchair Summit challenge

Earlier this month, a group of inspirational children and young adults in wheelchairs joined our ambassador Sam Bloom and the unstoppable spinal cord injury survivor, Steve Plain, to take part in the Mount Kosciuszko Wheelchair Summit Challenge. The challenge was a…

UTS Neurostimulation project update

This will be the first clinical research program outside the US to continue the development of Professor Reggie Edgerton’s ground-breaking neurostimulation treatments which are returning feeling and function to people with chronic spinal cord injury.   Professor Edgerton, in addition to…

Insurance giants back SpinalCure

Two of Australia’s largest insurance firms, Swiss Re and Lloyd’s Australia have pledged their support to SpinalCure’s quest to introduce neurostimulation treatments to Australia. The companies hope that other insurance companies will follow suit and support the initiative, which not…

SpinalCure receives a grant from The Honda Foundation

We are pleased to announce that SpinalCure has received a $6,015 grant from The Honda Foundation. The Honda Foundation proudly supports organisations that are focused on helping others and in the promotion of innovation and new technologies. This grant will…