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Monthly Archives: January 2004

Axon Growth and Guidance

Currently, an important question in spinal cord repair is how to influence nerve fibers to regenerate across long distances and make meaningful connections. During the development of the nervous system, immature nerve cells receive...

Best Intentions

Most people have the best intentions when they tell you stories of their lives or make gestures in an attempt to relate to your situation. But sometimes it comes off a little different. I’m...

Can you guys still f***?

I went to college at Edinboro University after my injury to gain the benefits of a more accessible Environment transferring from Clarion University. I had already experienced a couple of years in college before...

Pediatric cervical spine injuries: avoiding potential disaster.

Although Cervical spine injuries (CSIs) are uncommon in children, a missed or delayed diagnosis may have devastating consequences for the patient. A thorough understanding of normal pediatric anatomy, injury patterns, and children who are...

Sandy…

Once I was conscious of my accident and the doctors gave me the doom and gloom speech, you’re pretty much left alone to deal with all of the head games, medical terminology, round the...

Seaworld…

My injury occurred in late August and that following summer I learned how valuable the input and innocence of children could be that just stops you dead in your tracks. The girl I had been...

Parking lot helper

I personally think that I’m in a very unique position to see the kindness in so many people because of my situation. For twenty years, I walked around just like most other people. I...

If you believed in God, you’d be walking

This has actually happened to me twice in the past ten years. The first time was in the North so we can’t blame it on the tenacity of the Bible belt. However, the second...

Religious Drunk

I really question the faith of some people who display their uncompromising belief that God can work miracles right here, right now, even if they’re holding a Budweiser in a crowded bar. Conneaut Lake, PA...

Kids

Bill Cosby has been able to have a successful television show based on the silly things kids say. Their imagination, lack of restraint and curiosity have brightened my day more than once... As I was...