Palo Alto VA seeking SCI volunteers for exercise and bone health study

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The Palo Alto VA Hospital and its Spinal Cord Injury research unit is seeking volunteers with a spinal cord injury to participate in a study measuring the effects of exercise on bone health.  

The VA-funded study focuses on adults with a traumatic SCI whose legs are paralyzed and seeks to explore the potential effect of exercise activities to impact bone health after SCI.  

Volunteers will receive a free bone density scan and will be trained to perform several exercise activities, some using functional electrical stimulation (FES).  For more information, contact Becky Lambach at (650) 493-5000, x69411 or Rebecca.lambach@va.gov