We are a charitable foundation whose mission is to promote research and treatment development in the field of spinal cord injuries. We have a scientific cooperation with Coloplast AB in order to develop better products and services that make life easier for people with very personal and private medical conditions.
“Remarkable catch up”
Children of Spinal cord injured mothers are in general smaller than other children at birth, but catch up the difference in only three months. This is shown in a recent study by Molly Petersson, medical student at Karolinska Institute and afilliated with Spinalis foundation. Further studies are needed to explore possible causes for these differences.
Cognitive function and performance of everyday activities in adults with spina bifida
Dorothee Riedel, occupational therapist and employee at the Spinalis Foundation, published an article on spina bifida and cognition in the Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine.