Improving the quality of life with educational and recreational opportunities for individuals with spinal cord injuries.

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Nutrition for Fatigue

With the talk of recreational opportunities may come the thought of the pain and fatigue afterward.  In our past newsletters, we have outlined some nutritional tips to fight depression and maintaining respiratory health.  In this article, I will share with you some tips to optimize your energy level so you can maximize your ability to […]

2022 Medical Staff Excellence Awards

On August 4, 2022, the MetroHealth System, home to the Northeast Ohio Regional Spinal Cord Injury System (NORSCIS), recognized physicians and research scientists for outstanding achievement in clinical care, excellence in teaching, and exemplary skills in leadership and/or advocacy. From a faculty of over 750 individuals, the following four contributors to spinal cord injury care were among the 19 honorees.

Outdoor Recreational Opportunities

Outdoor recreation is one way to stay active, social, and connected with your community.  Adaptive sports have been around for some time, but knowing about it and how to get involved is a different story. Evidence shows that getting outside and being in nature supports a healthy lifestyle and boosts our mood.  Who wouldn’t want […]


The Northeast Ohio Regional Spinal Cord Injury System (NORSCIS) provides a comprehensive, multidisciplinary approach to the care of individuals with spinal cord injury (SCI). NORSCIS is funded by the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR) and was recently refunded for another 5 years as 1 of only 14 federally-funded centers. NORSCIS is […]