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Monthly Archives: May 2007

Fighting spasticity

Doctors increasingly implant pumps, inject Botox to relieve muscle spasms Spokane Physiatrist Dr. Karen Stanek says a fast-growing number of people here are using two little-known tools in the fight against a debilitating muscle-contraction...

Wheelchair Travel Tips -Boarding a Plane & Renting a Car

Great travel tips from Mark, a paraplegic and experienced wheelchair user…

Family needs help to pay for dog’s spinal injury

Julie Snider watched helplessly Saturday night as Snoopy, her chocolate Labrador retriever, ran into the path of a car on Fillyaw Road. Her 5-year-old son, Zachery, thought Snoopy was dead. Snoopy survived but can’t walk because...

Reunion provides another healing touch

A soft tapping at her door in Louisville's Frazier Rehab Institute last week momentarily took patient Duanne Puckett of Shelbyville back 40 years. Puckett, now 57, who was left a quadriplegic after a drunk hit...