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Monthly Archives: April 2008

New clinic opens at the Temple VA hospital

Military veterans with spinal cord injuries have a new place to get the specialized help they need in Central Texas. The VA Hospital in Temple opened a new clinic Monday morning. More and more veterans...

Fil-Am is most severely wounded Iraq veteran

The most severely wounded and disabled US soldier to return home from Iraq is a Filipino-American by the name of Joseph “Jay” Briseno Jr. Shot in 2003 in the back of the neck at...

Spinal cord injury victims get support

Lena Schoemaker has always been an athlete. She played varsity basketball and softball and ran cross country at West High. A big part of her life was being active. But a car accident in 2006...

Support the Wall

This website was created in order to support Robert Wall during hisrecovery from the devastating spinal cord injury that occurred onAugust 20, 2005 while on vacation.  On that day, Rob sustainedparalysis from the shoulders...

Former Lion now roars for disabled

Recently, I was able to reach Mike Utley over the telephone while he was in Dallas awaiting a flight to Miami. At one time, Utley was a great Detroit Lions offensive lineman, until an...

London to Paris bike ride for injured Sian

PE teacher tackles charity event just four years after breaking back A PE teacher from Llanfair Caereinion will cycle from London to Paris just four years after breaking her back. In 2004 Sian Harries, 25,...

Scientists make Mice Walk After Spinal Cord Injury

Have you ever wondered how we move our hand, feet and other parts of the body? It is through signals emanating from brain giving directions. But if spinal cord, the vertebral tissue connecting brain...

Gel Enables Severed Spinal Cord Fibers to Regrow

April 10 (HealthDay News) -- A nano-engineered gel that inhibits the formation of scar tissue at the site of a spinal injury and enables severed spinal cord fibers to regenerate has been developed by...

Gym gets people with disabilities in shape

Because of a spinal cord injury, Elizabeth Fust is paralyzed from the mid-back down, but don't expect to see her sitting idly by, twiddling her thumbs, during her leisure time. The Louisville lawyer is a...

Bills’ Everett has minor surgery to relieve neck pain

Kevin Everett is recovering after having minor surgery this week to relieve pain in his neck, which was related to the severe spinal cord injury that nearly left the Buffalo Bills tight end paralyzed...