Tag Archives: Research

Stretch Reflexes with Special Guest Jacob Buus Anderson

Jacob Buus Anderson, Biomedical Engineer and Associate Research Professor at the University of Aalborg, has established himself working with multiple sclerosis patients utilizing his groundbreaking invention: the portable stretch reflex device. The man who we affectionately referred to as Tony … Continue reading

Posted in Physical Rehab Blog | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Rehabilitation Hospital Conducting Stroke Research: participants being recruited

Helen Hayes Hospital is conducting a medical research study for individuals who have experienced an ischemic stroke and continue to have problems with their ability to feel or move with either their lower or upper body. Individuals who are experiencing … Continue reading

Posted in News & Press | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Osteoporosis Research Study Recruiting Participants

The Helen Hayes Hospital Clinical Research Center in West Haverstraw is is conducting a clinical research study to test an investigational medication for Osteoporosis Qualified participants will receive all study-related care, including physician visits, laboratory services and study medications. To … Continue reading

Posted in News & Press | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

See you at the EXPO!

On Saturday, April 21, we will be hosting our very first Adapted Sports, Rec & Living EXPO right here at Helen Hayes Hospital. I am excited to let everyone know that there will be a terrific group of approximately 50 … Continue reading

Posted in Physical Rehab Blog | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Brain-Computer Interface: a firsthand account

For people who have lost the ability to communicate as a result of severe or total paralysis, including individuals with brain stem stroke and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), a breakthrough in technology may enable them to dramatically improve the quality … Continue reading

Posted in Physical Rehab Blog | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Clinical Research Into Walking Difficulties Caused by Stroke: participants being recruited

A very common challenge that stroke survivors face, and one that can be very frustrating, is difficulty walking. Often, that difficulty stems from something called foot drop. If someone has foot drop, it means they have difficulty in lifting the … Continue reading

Posted in Physical Rehab Blog | Tagged , | Leave a comment

From SCI patient to research participant & staff member: a personal journey

Hello! I’m Lauren Verlizzo and I work in Dr. Aiko Thompson’s Translational Neurological Research lab here at Helen Hayes Hospital where I began not as an employee, but a patient. In July of 2002, I suffered from a C5-C6 incomplete … Continue reading

Posted in Physical Rehab Blog | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Hospital Seeks Volunteers for Research Study into Osteoporosis Treatment

The Helen Hayes Hospital Clinical Research Center is one of a select group of sites nationwide where women with osteoporosis have the opportunity to participate in a research study examining new treatment options for osteoporosis. The IQ Study is evaluating … Continue reading

Posted in News & Press | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Hospital Seeks Volunteers for Research Study into Bone Loss

June 13, 2005, 2005: HOSPITAL SEEKS VOLUNTEERS FOR RESEARCH STUDY INTO BONE LOSS The Helen Hayes Hospital Clinical Research Center in West Haverstraw is currently recruiting women to participate in a new research study examining new treatments for bone loss … Continue reading

Posted in Events, News & Press | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Hospital Conducts Research into Stroke Prevention and Treatment

participants sought for participation Helen Hayes Hospital is conducting several research studies examining new protocols to prevent recurrent strokes and new methodologies for stroke treatment and recovery. Individuals who have had a stroke are being recruited for participation. Secondary Prevention … Continue reading

Posted in News & Press, Physical Rehab Blog | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment