Head and Neck Online Resources

Online resources and information about Spinal Cord Injury
  • Janine Shepherd

    Countless Australians have been captivated by the inspiring story of this remarkable young woman and her story of incredible courage and strength. It is a testament to the power of the human spirit and one that will move and inspire all.
  • Rise for Alex Foundation

    Alex McKinnon’s life changed forever when he suffered a devastating spinal injury in Round 3 of the 2014 NRL Premiership Season. The RiseForAlex Fund has been independently established to manage the donations to ensure the RiseForAlex Fund can continue to provide ongoing financial and medical support to Alex.
  • Spinal Cure Australia

    SpinalCure Australia was founded in 1994 with the sole aim of finding a cure for spinal cord injury through the promotion and funding of medical research. 
  • Sports Concussion Australasia

    The Sports Concussion Programme specializes in providing Concussion Management Systems to organizations, schools and clubs. The key to the system is computerized concussion brain testing, which is supported by other important resources.
  • Sports Legacy Institute

    The Sports Legacy Institute (SLI) is a Boston-based non-profit organization that was founded in 2007, by Chris Nowinski and Dr. Robert Cantu. The mission of the Sports Legacy Institute is to advance the study, treatment and prevention of the effects of brain trauma in athletes and other at-risk groups.
  • Perry Cross Spinal Research Foundation

    The Perry Cross Spinal Research Foundation funds key medical research that aims to find a cure for paralysis caused by spinal injuries.
  • Hearts in Union – Rugby Foundation Australia

    Hearts in Union is a charity that is all about assisting those players who have suffered severe spinal injury during a rugby game.
  • About.com – Back and Neck Injury

    Information, links, and a chat room, on the subjects of back and neck injury.
  • Christopher Reeve Paralysis Foundation

    Encourages and supports research to develop effective treatments and a cure for paralysis caused by spinal cord injury and other central nervous system disorders.
  • Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma

    Cervical Spine Injuries following Trauma.
  • Foundation for Spinal Cord Injury Prevention

    Informational and support resource for survivors, family members, and all whose lives and experiences are affected by spinal cord injury.
  • How to Prove Spinal Disability

    Provides information on spinal disability evaluations, functional capacity assessments, ask the doctor, scoliosis, spine information, disability facts and business help.
  • Life after Spinal Cord Injury

    Exploring, finding and reporting on life with SCI.
  • MDCalc | NEXUS Criteria for C-Spine Imaging

    A useful mnemonic for C-Spine Imaging criteria: NSAID.
  • MDCalc | Canadian C-Spine Rule

    Determines who can be cleared clinically of cervical spine fracture without imaging, by Canadian study criteria.
  • National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

    Spinal cord injury information sheet compiled by NINDS.
  • National Spinal Cord Injury Association

    Helping individuals and families with spinal cord injury issues to make informed choices and take actions to achieve their highest level of independence and personal fulfillment.
  • Paralyzed Veterans of America

    Addresses a wide array of issues experienced by veterans and other people with spinal cord injury or dysfunction. Subjects include legal, medical, sports accessibility, research and veterans issues. Includes many publications online.
  • Physiotherapy Exercises for People with Spinal Cord Injury

    Written for physiotherapists, site enables users to find exercises appropriate for patients with different neurological disabilities including spinal cord injury, traumatic brain injury, stroke and multiple sclerosis.
  • Spinal Cord Injury Information Network

    This federally funded website is devoted to providing the most complete resource for SCI and disability related information.
  • Spinal Cord Injury Information Pages

    Resources for quadriplegics, paraplegics and caregivers. Includes sections on bowel, bladder and skin management, autonomic dysreflexia and other health issues.
  • Spinal Cord Injury Network

    The non-profit, Washington DC/Mid-Atlantic chapter of the National Spinal Cord Injury Association.
  • Spinal Cord Injury Peer Information Library on Technology

    SCI PILOT is a resource describing the assisstive technology experiences of individuals with quadriplegia from their own perspective.
  • Spinal Cord Injury Resource Center

    Explains basic anatomy, physiology, and the complications resulting from a spinal cord injury, with sections on recent research news, tips on finding a rehabilitation center, and a chat room.
  • Spinal Cord Injury Resource Center

    Advice, resources, and assistance for people with spinal cord injuries and their families. Describes major causes of SCI and common therapies.
  • Spinal Injury Network

    A spinal injuries resource, which includes message boards, chat, research and cure information, and mobility details. By Andy, who experienced a SCI in 1994.
  • Spinal Trauma – Crashing Patient

    Information on a range of issues relating to Spinal Injuries.
  • TBI and SCI Projects

    Home page for the federally-funded spinal cord injury and traumatic brain injury model system projects.
  • The SCI Zone

    A collection of information on spinal cord injury.
  • Think First Foundation

    Dedicated to educating children and teens about the prevention of brain and spinal cord injuries.