Professor Bryce Vissel from the University of Technology Sydney wants “no less than a cure” for spinal cord injury patients.
A twist of fate brought these friends closer than they had ever been.
CJ Bellamy, 29, and David Kellam, 30, were both paralyzed in separate incidents years apart, but now the childhood friends have banded together as workout partners and encourage each other daily.
In this video, Joel Burdick peels back the work and strategies that go into making the best algorithms for spinal cord injury stimulation and recovery.
The brain-computer interface lets paralyzed people type using their thoughts.
For the first time, doctors are preparing to test a brain-computer interface that can be implanted onto a human brain, no open surgery required.
The Stentrode, a neural implant that can let paralyzed people communicate, can be delivered to a patient’s brain through the jugular vein — and the company that developed it, Synchron, just got approval to begin human experimentation.
Live To Roll – In this video I show how I hold a pen to write and I asked 5 other C5 – C6 quads to show how they do it as well. I can’t thank my friends enough for shooting their own little video clips!
The purpose of All Wheels Up, Inc. is to advocate for equality in air travel for those in a wheelchair for mobility and safe seating.
Our Goal is for all those in power chairs, as well as properly modified manual chairs, to independently maneuver themselves onto the plane with dignity. We plan to work with aircraft manufactures and air carriers to look to the future and make appropriate changes for the disabled, just as building owners and other transportation companies have already done due to the ADA.
Interabled couples are sharing their love on social media following a “Dr. Phil” episode that aired on Tuesday in which Dr. Phil claimed that an able-bodied woman dating a disabled man “can be his lover or you can be his caregiver, but you can’t be both… It won’t work, 100 out of 100 times this won’t work.”
Until now, it was believed that paralysis resulting from spinal cord injury was irreversible. In her provocative talk, Susan Harkema shares breakthrough research showing amazing functionality of the spinal cord, giving people with paralysis new reason for hope.
Netflix’s ‘Walk. Ride. Rodeo’ shares Amberley Snyder’s inspirational true story
Geoffrey Craigie, 29, suffered a traumatic spine injury on New Year’s Eve in 2017 that paralyzed him from the neck down.
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Nobody knows exactly what happened on New Year’s Eve 2017 that caused a 29-year-old Muskegon man to lose all feeling in his body.
“Just jumped in and that was kind of it,” said Geoffrey Craigie. He was celebrating the holiday up in Traverse City with friends and family when he dove into the pool.