Derby City Area Spinal Cord Injury Association

dclogo002Derby City Area Spinal Cord Injury Association, the Louisville Kentucky Chapter of the (N.S.C.I.A.) National Spinal Cord Injury Association. Derby City Area Spinal Cord Injury Association is a organization for individuals with spinal cord injuries, their families, and health professionals across Kentucky. Founded in 1984 as a Charter Member of the N.S.C.I.A., it was incorporated under IRS Section 501 (c) 3 as a not for profit organization. Please Contact Us with any Questions or Comments you may have.

Recent Updates

May 1, 2016 - May 2016 Newsletter

We will not have a meeting in May. Our annual Kingfish dinner is in June. Details will be in the next newsletter. Continue Reading » Read More →

April 26, 2016 - Spinal Cord Injury Research Study

Effects of activity dependent plasticity on recovery of bladder and sexual function after human spinal cord injury The purpose of this study is to improve our understanding of how various forms of exercise may influence recovery of bladder and sexual function in the SCI population. Research Coordinator: April Herrity, Ph.D. (502-587-4461) Continue Reading » Read More →

April 1, 2016 - April 2016 Newsletter

We will have an April meeting on April 18at 6 PM, but at this time it is not certain if there will be a speaker. As meeting dates approach each month that we have a meeting or event scheduled, please Contact David or call 502-589-6620 if there are weather concerns, I will let you know if the meeting is still scheduled. Continue Reading » Read More →

March 1, 2016 - March 2016 Newsletter

We will not have a March meeting. As meeting dates approach please contact us if there are weather concerns and I will let you know if the meeting  is still scheduled. Continue Reading » Read More →

February 16, 2016 - Effects of activity dependent plasticity on recovery of bladder and sexual function after SCI

Introduction and Background Information: You are invited to participate in a research study because disease or injury to the spinal cord has impaired your ability to walk. This study is being conducted by Susan Harkema, PhD, and Charles Hubscher, PhD. The study is sponsored by the National Institutes of Health and will take place at Frazier Rehab Center. Approximately 40 local individuals with spinal... Continue Reading »

February 1, 2016 - February 2016 Newsletter

We will have our monthly meeting at 6:00 PM on Monday, February 15 at Frazier Institute. There are no items for sale at this time. If you have items you would like to list, contact Barb. Continue Reading » Read More →

January 1, 2016 - January 2016 Newsletter

We will not have a meeting in January. In- formation on January’s meeting will be provided in the next issue of the newsletter. There are no items for sale at this time. If you have items you would like to list, contact Barb. The article titled, “My Life at Waist Level” is an excerpt from an internet article titled, “Lady Gaga’s Wheelchair, or My Life at Waist Level.” Continue Reading » Read More →