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Monthly Archives: July 2008

Wave Broke Modestan’s Neck, ‘Miracles’ Put Him Back on His Feet

Jul. 27--The fog had burned off, the sand at Pismo Beach was beginning to sizzle and Modesto Realtor Fred Miller finally was hot enough to join his teenage daughters in the surf. It was...

A Paraplegic Woman Gives Back

A Paraplegic Woman Gives Back (Part 1 - Part 3)

Turlock man back to defend gold at wheelchair games

Three weeks after the auto accident, Joe Velasquez remained in his hospital bed in Pocatello, Idaho. His neck was broken, his spinal cord severely damaged, and he was connected to a respirator, unable to...

Help for spinal cord patients

People with spinal cord injuries are getting help with their sex life through an innovative new programme. The Auckland Spinal Rehabilitation Unit and the Association for Spinal Concerns have helped 400 patients learn new ways...

Spinal injury not stopping Plum City man

PLUM CITY - It only takes a few minutes of conversation with Gordy Luebker to realize his determination to full recovery from a spinal cord injury. And one glance at the list of activities supporters...

SCI Recovery Project

The SCI Recovery Project is an exercise based recovery program for individuals who have suffered a spinal cord injury or related trauma. We understand each injury and individual is different, which is why we...

Wheelchair-Bound Coach Ricker Still Sharing Knowledge

The sound of basketballs rhythmically hitting the gym floor filled the inside of Eastview Recreation Center. In one corner, a man’s face familiar to basketball fans here in Greene County could be seen talking to...

THE TIME TO ADVOCATE IS NOW!!!!!!

This is a very exciting time for the Christopher & Dana Reeve Paralysis Act! After years of advocating for this bill, we have just received word it will be included in the bill titled...

Paralyzed driver ahead of schedule

Whatever anyone thinks of him or his situation, Josh Howard says, never call him a quitter. Howard, 22, of Byhalia, Miss., has been paralyzed since crashing his sprint car at Little Rock’s I-30 Speedway on...

Study identifies cells for spinal-cord repair

(PhysOrg.com) -- A researcher at MIT’s Picower Institute for Learning and Memory has pinpointed stem cells within the spinal cord that, if persuaded to differentiate into more healing cells and fewer scarring cells following...