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Monthly Archives: October 2006

Body vibration therapy helps treat spinal cord injuries

DETROIT - Dayna Schultz looks as if there is an earthquake going on under her feet. She stands ramrod-straight, teeth clenched, gripping a gray walker for support as her body shakes like a jackhammer, the...

HealthSouth earns triple certification

HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Altoona has earned the Gold Seal of Approval by becoming America’s first triple-certified rehabilitation hospital. The Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations recently awarded the hospital three disease-specific care certifications...

Avery Biomedical Devices, Inc.

A breathing pacemaker is an implantable diaphragmatic/phrenic nerve stimulator that provides support for patients with chronic ventilatory insufficiency such as ventilator-dependent quadriplegics, patients with central sleep apnea, and those with damaged phrenic nerves.

Professor Works to Increase Understanding of Spinal Cord Injuries

Every year about 11,000 people in the US suffer spinal cord injuries that will likely change their lives forever. More than half of these people are younger than 30. Today’s treatments can’t completely help...

National Disability Employment Awareness Month

Dear Colleague: As we begin the month of October, we again celebrate National Disability Employment Awareness Month, and proudly recognize our workers with disabilities. We also salute employers large and small who are working...

Experimental drug lets man walk again

The nights were the worst for John Bannon, gripped by fear of what his spinal cord injury might mean. "Every night lying in bed you'd think, 'God, am I ever going to be able...

Paralysis therapy snags award for Purdue

A Purdue Research Park company received acclaim for a device that will better treat paralysis caused by severe spinal cord injuries. Neurotech Business Report awarded the Andara Oscillating Field Stimulator the Gold Electrode Award for...

Flying gives man freedom

COLUMBUS - To earn a pilot's license is a great accomplishment, and to overcome additional obstacles to obtain the privilege of flight is a tremendous feat. Randy Bonczynski overcame the loss of movement in his...

Retraining the brain

New device offers a glimmer of hope for victims of spinal injuries and stroke Jeremy Doman picked up a little stuffed piggy, moved it a foot and set it down. That's what it looked like, anyway,...