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Yearly Archives: 2007

The Art of Michael Monaco

Published: December 15, 2007

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sx97R8eVuBg

This is Michael Monaco on wabctv channel 7 in New York.

Waiting For A Cure

Published: December 12, 2007

PSA featuring former college hockey player and advocate for spinal cord injury research Travis Roy.

Woman adjusts to receiving help

Published: December 11, 2007

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For more than two decades, this woman worked as a registered nurse.

She made a career of caring for others, even after being in a car accident and sustaining a spinal cord injury that left her partially paralyzed.

“I did rehab and Physical Therapy and got my left side working again,” she said.

Then, she was back at work until she couldn’t do it anymore.

“I just got weaker and weaker,” she said.

NFL Resumes Funding of the Miami Project

Published: December 11, 2007

NFL Hands Grant to Miami Project, Which Helped Bills’ Kevin Everett Recover From Spinal Injury

Bills Everett Hurt FootballThe NFL has awarded a $113,000 grant to the Miami Project to Cure Paralysis, which played a role in Bills tight end Kevin Everett’s recovery from a serious spinal cord injury.

The Miami Project, the world’s largest spinal cord injury research center, will use the grant money to further its cutting-edge research into hypothermic therapy, spokesman Scott Roy said Tuesday. Roy added the Miami Project will continue applying for further league grants.

FantasyRacer.com and David Bailey Team Up

Published: December 10, 2007

David Bailey and FRC to Support Spinal Cord Injury Research and Will Give Away an RM-Z450

Additional support provided by THQ’s MX vs. ATV Untamed video game, Ogio, Renthal and No Fear

West Covina, CA (December 10, 2007) – FantasyRacer.com and Supercross Champion David Bailey have teamed up to provide financial support to UC Irvine’s Reeve-Irvine Research Center for spinal cord injury research. The 2008 Fantasy Supercross League will donate a portion of each entry to the research center and give away a new RM-Z450 after the final round of the AMA Supercross Series.

Everett’s inspirational story continues

Published: December 9, 2007

Paralyzed from the neck down on Sept. 9, Bills tight end is now walking

Kevin Everett is walking on his own at a Houston rehab center, the latest significant progress by the Buffalo Bills tight end in his remarkable recovery from a serious spinal cord injury.

“He doesn’t have a full natural stride but, yeah, he’s walking,” a person close to the family told The Associated Press on Friday. The person spoke on condition of anonymity.

Scuba Steve & His Truck

Published: December 8, 2007

“Scuba” Steve who’s a quadriplegic getting into his truck outside of his body shop.

Christopher Reeve Honored as Heroes’ Hero by CNN

Published: December 7, 2007

creeve125Christopher Reeve will be honored as the first-ever recipient of CNN’s HEROES’ HERO award as part of CNN HEROES: An All-Star Tribute. Hosted by CNN’s Anderson Cooper and Christiane Amanpour, and broadcast live around the world on CNN, CNN International, and CNN en Espanol.

As a culmination of CNN’s year long initiative honoring ordinary people doing extraordinary things, they are giving the Heroes’ Hero award to an individual who dedicated his or her life to helping others, and whose very name has become synonymous with their cause.

Bills’ Kevin Everett Walking On His Own In and Out Of Rehab

Published: December 7, 2007

7465840_bg1NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Tennessee Titans safety Chris Hope is out for the season after tests confirmed a spinal cord injury will require rest and possibly surgery but is not expected to be career-ending.

“After numerous studies and opinions, Chris Hope’s season is over,” coach Jeff Fisher said on Friday. “The doctors are not going to allow and don’t feel it’s safe for him to finish the season.

Hope has not played since he was injured Nov. 25, when his left arm and leg were twitching as he lay on the field after a helmet-to-helmet collision with teammate Sean Conover in the first quarter of a game at Cincinnati.

Titans’ Hope out for season with spinal injury; not expected to be end career

Published: December 7, 2007

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Tennessee Titans safety Chris Hope is out for the season after tests confirmed a spinal cord injury will require rest and possibly surgery but is not expected to be career-ending.

“After numerous studies and opinions, Chris Hope’s season is over,” coach Jeff Fisher said on Friday. “The doctors are not going to allow and don’t feel it’s safe for him to finish the season.

Hope has not played since he was injured Nov. 25, when his left arm and leg were twitching as he lay on the field after a helmet-to-helmet collision with teammate Sean Conover in the first quarter of a game at Cincinnati.