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Monthly Archives: March 2005

Recovery process slow, continuing for Ringling football coach

An old adage says, "Time heals all wounds." While the axiom may have a more emotional meaning, for Ringling football coach Rick Gandy, it's been time which has helped him recover from a serious...

Quadriplegic fights to pass legislation to help people with spinal cord injuries

Tiffany Garner - Of the Suburban Journals/Belleville Journal Matt Langenhorst's life was changed forever in an instant on Feb. 8, 2001 when he and his wife Erika were in a car accident along Highway 94...

Back on His Feet

MIRACLE man John Burgess is back on his feet and defying doctors' diagnosis just six months after being told he might never walk again. Doctors gave the dad-of-three little hope of recovery after he suffered...

Whatever it takes

She's strapped into what looks like an adult version of a baby walker. Amy Foels doesn't care. "Whatever it takes," she says. She's a long way from her home in Elkader - and the...

Whats the age SCI happen?

SCI primarily affects young adults. Fifty-five percent of SCIs occur among persons in the 16 to 30 year age group, and the average age at injury is 32.1 years. Since 1973 there has...