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Neringa Juknis, MD

Associate Professor, Neurology

Specialty Areas

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Spinal Cord Injury
Neurological Rehabilitation
Stroke Rehabilitation
Electromyography
Spasticity Management

Board Certifications

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Spinal Cord Injury Medicine

Hospital Affiliations

The Rehabilitation Institute of St. Louis
Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

Spinal cord injury, pain assessment, neuropathic pain, spasticity, rehabilitation medicine, functional electrical stimulation, ambulation in spinal cord patients, electrodiagnosis.

  • Location(s)
  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Location(s)

Location(s)

Center for Advanced Medicine
Neuroscience Center

4921 Parkview Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Suite: C
Floor: 6
Office Phone: 314-362-4503
Fax: 314-362-4566

Education

Education

Fellowship: Spinal Cord Injury, Barnes-Jewish Hospital at Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri 2004
Residency: Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Barnes-Jewish Hospital at Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri 2003
Internship: Neurology, Kaunas Medical Institute, Kaunas, Lithuania 1990
Medical Degree: Kaunas Medical Institute, Kaunas, Lithuania 1989

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Using nerve transfer to restore prehension and grasp 12 years following spinal cord injury: a case report.
Fox IK, Novak CB, Kahn LC, Mackinnon SE, Ruvinskaya R, Juknis N
Spinal Cord Ser Cases. 2018; 437. doi: 10.1038/s41394-018-0067-6.

PMID:
    29736263
    [PubMed]
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The Use of Nerve Transfers to Restore Upper Extremity Function in Cervical Spinal Cord Injury.
Fox IK, Novak CB, Krauss EM, Hoben GM, Zaidman CM, Ruvinskaya R, Juknis N, Winter AC, Mackinnon SE
PM R. 2018 Nov; 10(11)1173-1184.e2. doi: 10.1016/j.pmrj.2018.03.013.

PMID:
    29551672
    [PubMed - in process]
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Readmission after spinal cord injury: analysis of an institutional cohort of 795 patients.
Yarbrough CK, Gamble PG, Burhan Janjua M, Tang M, Ghenbot R, Zhang AJ, Juknis N, Hawasli AH, Kelly MP, Ray WZ
J Neurosurg Sci. 2018 Jun; 62(3)265-270. doi: 10.23736/S0390-5616.16.03664-X.

PMID:
    27152452
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Nerve Transfers to Restore Upper Extremity Function in Cervical Spinal Cord Injury: Update and Preliminary Outcomes.
Fox IK, Davidge KM, Novak CB, Hoben G, Kahn LC, Juknis N, Ruvinskaya R, Mackinnon SE
Plast Reconstr Surg. 2015 Oct; 136(4)780-92. doi: 10.1097/PRS.0000000000001641.

PMID:
    26397252
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Use of peripheral nerve transfers in tetraplegia: evaluation of feasibility and morbidity.
Fox IK, Davidge KM, Novak CB, Hoben G, Kahn LC, Juknis N, Ruvinskaya R, Mackinnon SE
Hand (N Y). 2015 Mar; 10(1)60-7. doi: 10.1007/s11552-014-9677-z.

PMID:
    25767422
    [PubMed]
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The changing landscape of spinal cord injury.
Juknis N, Cooper JM, Volshteyn O
Handb Clin Neurol. 2012; 109149-66. doi: 10.1016/B978-0-444-52137-8.00009-7.

PMID:
    23098711
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Areas of Research Interest

Safety and efficacy of oral Fampridine-SR in subjects with moderate to severe spasticity resulting from chronic, incomplete spinal cord injury. Safety, tolerability and activity of oral Fampridine-SR in subjects with chronic, incomplete spinal cord injury.