UAB Spinal Cord Injury Model System

Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis
Bone Health
This 19 minute video discusses aspects of Heterotopic Ossification (Classifications, Etiology, Diagnosis, Prevention and treatment options) and Osteoporosis (Initial bone loss after traumatic injury, Impact of aging, Impact of menopause, Prevention and treatment options). This video 1 in an 11-part video series provided by the University of Alabama at Birmingham Spinal Cord Injury Model System (UAB-SCIMS).

How to Live With a Spinal Cord Injury and Osteoporosis
Andrei Krassioukov MD, PhD, FRCP, ICORD, University of British Columbia, GF Strong Rehabilitation Centre Vancouver, BC, Canada September 2011, New England Regional Spinal Cord Injury Center (NERSCIC) Lecture

Assessment of Bone Health after Spinal Cord Injury
Video presentation from the National Rehabilitation Hospital's Rehabilitation Research and Training Center (RRTC) on Secondary Conditions in the Rehabilitation of Individual with Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) State of the Science Conference held in Bethesda, Maryland on November 2 - 3, 2006.

Effect of an Acute, Intensive Exercise Intervention on the Prevention of Bone Mineral Density Loss in Individuals with Spinal Cord Injury
Video presentation from the National Rehabilitation Hospital's Rehabilitation Research and Training Center (RRTC) on Secondary Conditions in the Rehabilitation of Individual with Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) State of the Science Conference held in Bethesda, Maryland on November 2 - 3, 2006.

Pharmacological Options in Optimizing Bone Health in Acute and Chronic Spinal Cord Injury
Video presentation from the National Rehabilitation Hospital's Rehabilitation Research and Training Center (RRTC) on Secondary Conditions in the Rehabilitation of Individual with Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) State of the Science Conference held in Bethesda, Maryland on November 2 - 3, 2006.

Osteoporosis and SCI
Consumer factsheet from the Rehabilitation Research and Training Center (RRTC) on Secondary Conditions in the Rehabilitation of Individual with Spinal Cord Injury

Osteoporosis in spinal cord injury
This is an educational video program of a forum for persons with SCI and their friends, family members and caregivers. Forums are offered by the Northwest Regional Spinal Cord Injury System (NWRSCIS).  Presented on October 9, 2007.

Osteoporosis  
This is one of the Educational Brochures from the Rocky Mountain Regional Spinal Cord Injury System. This document is to help people with maintaining health and living long-term with a spinal cord injury. Spanish

Smoking's Effects on Secondary Complications of Spinal Cord Injury
This 11 minute video focuses on how many complications people experience after SCI are only made worse with smoking. Topics include respiratory complications (pneumonia), cardiovascular complications (blood flow), bladder cancer, osteoporosis (bone loss), pressure ulcers, pain, erectile dysfunction, and reproductive health for women. Also discussed, the almost equal harmful effects of secondhand smoke, how to quit smoking, and the benefits of quitting.