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Monthly Archives: March 2008

Everett visits paralysis researchers

Kevin Everett and Marc Buoniconti each suffered a severe spinal cord injury while making a tackle. The difference between them on Friday was the result of more than 20 years of research. Buoniconti has used...

Tale Of Two Spinal Injuries Shows Progress

Everett, Buoniconti Injuries Highlight Advances Of Last 20 Years MIAMI -- Kevin Everett and Marc Buoniconti each suffered a severe spinal cord injury while making a tackle. The difference between them on Friday was the...

Paralyzed Veterans win battle for Big House seating

Imagine buying tickets to a sporting event and arriving at the stadium to find out you cannot get to or fit into your seat. People in wheelchairs have dealt with this problem for ages, often...

Broken back can leave you homeless

A television presenter who broke her back says many people with similar injuries are being forced to live in care homes. Victoria Hollingsworth shattered her spine in a car accident while filming Channel 4's property...

Y Therapy

Exercises for Paraplegics Offered at Wheeling YMCA WHEELING — Spending most of your life in a wheelchair might mean sitting idle for some folks. But not for George Adese. Adese, 45, of Wheeling has been a...

Now, Aussie hope for Manjunath

NEW DELHI: On Friday, Manjunath Kalmani received a special visitor at his bedside at the Safdarjung Hospital's intensive care unit. After reading the paralysed techie's story in TOI, 33-year-old Australian Perry Cross, who too suffered...

Using Airbags without Seatbelts Increases Injury Risk

Newswise — In Motor vehicle crashes resulting in airbag deployment, drivers and passengers who are not wearing seatbelts are at higher risk of Cervical spine (neck) fractures and other spinal cord injuries, according to...

Fellow officers raise funds for James Poindexter

It has been more than two years since officer James Poindexter's tragic motorcycle accident. He suffered a spinal cord injury that left him quadrapalegic. Now, he's encountered another obstacle - he no...

Businessman proving doctors wrong

A man who was told he would never walk again has taken his first steps since suffering a tragic accident. Guy Harris was left with a spinal cord injury after being hit by a lorry...

Everett’s Recovery Is a ‘Blessing’

Tight End Much Improved After Spinal Cord Injury BALTIMORE, March 11 -- The black tuxedo was handsomely tailored, and the burgundy vest was a nice touch. The black shoes were polished perfectly, and the sunlight...