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Monthly Archives: April 2004

A laurel wreath for Jack

Paralyzed teen finished marathon on stationary bike The 26-mile Boston Marathon is considered the granddaddy of all marathons where there are hundreds of stories of personal triumphs. A Braintree teen, who is paralyzed from the...

Christopher Reeve to Co-Deliver Middlebury College Commencement Address

Christopher Reeve to Co-Deliver Middlebury College Commencement Address With Wife, Alumna Dana Morosini Reeve May 23; Honorary Degree Recipients Include Meryl Streep, Kenneth Feinberg, Paul Muldoon MIDDLEBURY, Vt., April 19 (AScribe Newswire) -- Actor and...

Is the only difference between acute and chronic the scar? What else happens to...

fine the "acute" phase of spinal cord injury as the period during which damage may be continuing. "Subacute" is when the spinal cord is beginning to resolve the damage and starting repair. There is then...

WHEELCHAIR GAMES ATHLETES SAY

After watching a quadriplegic man compete at a water skiing event several years ago, Tim Giroux of Flint knew there were very few limits to what he could do. "That was the big event for...

Horrific accident leaves MCC’s Brown hospitalized

Marshalltown Community College head baseball coach Kevin Benzing said it was the worst athletic injury he had ever seen in his experience as player and coach. He struggled emotionally describing the sound and the sight...

Making A ‘Swift’ Recovery

Yankton Doctor Overcomes Potentially Fatal Car Accident Injuries Dr. Don Swift of Yankton is a survivor, but you won't see him on the popular reality shows. He survived a near fatal car crash near O'Neill,...

When the cord is injured, it is the pressure on the cord that causes...

The spinal cord is seldom cut by injury unless the injury is due to a bullet or knife. In most cases, the spinal cord is compressed either slowly or rapidly by bone or...

Acorda Reports Spinal Cord Injury Miss, Positive Trends Seen In MS

By Karen Pihl-Carey It was a mixed day for Acorda Therapeutics Inc., which said Fampridine-SR missed its endpoints in two pivotal Phase III trials in spinal cord injury (SCI), but also said the drug showed...

Brain Implants Move at the Speed of Thought

New Devices Operate on the Power of Thought Alone, Testing Beginning in Humans April 15, 2004 -- It may sound like science fiction, but brain implants that generate action based on the power of human...

Trojans Swim with Mike

In 1981, a benefit for injured USC swimming star Mike Nyeholt turned into an annual event for athletes. As they were getting ready to leave the beach, he wanted to take a final dip into...