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Monthly Archives: May 2008

A new approach to paralysis rehab

Book looks at family challenges Spinal cord injury (SCI) affects an estimated 12,000 people each year, according to the National Spinal Cord Injury Statistical Center. But the challenges of returning to a healthy, productive life...

U of G Leaders to Spend Day in Wheelchairs to Raise Awareness

Several University of Guelph leaders will be spending June 4 in wheelchairs to help raise awareness of the upcoming Wheels in Motion event and the challenges faced by people living with spinal cord injury...

Spinal Cord Injury Support Group of South Florida

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2008 SCI Hall of Fame Nominations Open

National Spinal Cord Injury Association to be Honored at Abilities Expo ROCKVILLE, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nominations for the 2008 Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) Hall of Fame are now being accepted. Anyone is eligible to nominate candidates in...

Pushing Boundaries

Located in the heart of Puget Sound,NextStepsNW is the Northwest's only paralysis recovery center gearedtowards regaining movement in those paralyzed due to illness, injury,disease or other neurological disorders. Our mission is to maximizehealth, wellness, and...

Student innovations benefit patients

Every other weekday morning, a patient named Joe swims in the 12th-floor pool of the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago. Having sustained a C6-C7 spinal cord injury, Joe is unable to use his fingers and...

One man’s quest to walk again

Editor's note: Paralysis after a spinal cord injury brings wrenching decisions: Do you accept it as permanent and adapt, or do you refuse to resign yourself? John and Marci Pou took the latter course...

Quadriplegic Artist Tommy Hollenstein

Hollenstein uses his front and rear tires, swirling bright and sometimes hot colored paint in patterns, lines or circles. There is a rhythm, a sort ofsyncopation in color. Once he lays down a tone,...

Varied therapies for spinal cord injury

There is no cure for a spinal cord injury, but much headway has been made in clinical research that could lead to one. Other therapies have helped to restore some function in spinal cord...

Surfer girl finds out how fragile life really is

Devyn Bisson, 15, suffers a spinal cord injury, gears up the courage to surf again. HUNTINGTON BEACH She doesn't remember the man's name or much more about him. Just that he approached her and asked...