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Daily Archives: December 8, 2004

Paralyzed Floridian hopes to walk again

Published: December 8, 2004

By Tal Abbady – South Florida Sun-Sentinel

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. – He once was a swimmer and scuba diver whose idea of a quick afternoon break was a dive in the surf. Now he sits in a wheelchair, paralyzed from the shoulders down, his hands curled in his lap.

This is the body Kevin J. Mullin was left with after an Oct. 6, 2003, swimming accident.

Helping to heal complications from spinal cord injury

Published: December 8, 2004

By: News-Medical in Medical Research News

A London scientist has received a major grant to help improve the quality of life for individuals with spinal cord injuries.

A research team led by Pamela Houghton, Associate Professor in the School of Physical Therapy at The University of Western Ontario and Associate Scientist at Lawson Health Research Institute,