are provided only as an informational resource as a "Patient-to-Patient"
service. Please note that many of the links provided below are not
on one of the MGH Neurosurgical Service servers and are not maintained
by us or affiliated with any services provided by us.
Tumors | Back & Neck Injury
| Spinal Cord Injury | Spinal
AVMs | Peripheral Nerve | Ergonomics
Information about the Treatment of Spinal
information resources regarding back and neck (spine) injury:
cord injury links
Neurosurgery's guide to organizations
providing support and education regarding spinal cord injury and
Paralysis Association Homepage
of Maryland Spinal
Cord Injury Info (gopher)
Support Network with The Cord Newsletter
Cord Injury Information from the (US) National Institutes of Neurological
Disorders and Stroke
Disability Links National
Spinal Cord Injury Association
Spinal Cord Injury Hotline
cord injury service Hotline's toll free number is 1-800-526-3456.
It is an information and referral service available to individuals
who have sustained a traumatic spinal cord injury (SCI) and
their families. The office hours are 9-5 EST and 24 hours
for new injuries.
The Hotline was established in 1984 and the heartbeat of the
Hotline is its peer support network. Now over 550 individuals
across the country volunteer to provide support and assistance
to others in their geographic area. The Hotline is financially
supported by the Paralyzed Veterans of America.
Multimedia Group's A
Patient's Guide to Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Multimedia Group's Thoracic
Stress Injury Archives(Caltech)
to computer-related repetitive
outlet syndrome from the RSI email archives.
Typing Injury FAQ(and comprehensive link list)
lists devoted to repetitive stress injuries
an email list devoted to carpal tunnel syndrome, tendonitis,
tenosynovitis, thoracic outlet syndrome, carpal tunnel syndrome,
and other forms of upper limb disorder. To subscribe send
mail to LISTSERV@UBVM.cc.buffalo.edu.
include the following in the body of the message: Subscribe
is the east coast's answer to sorehand, where usersdiscuss
their experiences and offer support, referral, and treatment
information to one another. Subscriptions are available to
anyone with an interest in RSIs. The list is intended as a
regional resource. Subscribe by sending mail with any subject
with the message body reading: subscribe rsi-east YourName
is Great Britain's RSI mailing list, open to anyone. Subscribe
by sending mail with any subject to: firstname.lastname@example.org
with the message body reading: subscribe rsi-uk Your Name