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Monthly Archives: November 2008

Hundreds of experts gather in Toronto to share cutting-edge advances in spinal cord rehabilitation

TORONTO, Nov. 6 /CNW/ - Is it possible to control devices through thought alone? One researcher is determined to find the answer. César Marquez is presenting the results of a brain-machine interfacing (BMI) study...

Grandad’s broken spine tragedy

A GRANDAD died after six doctors at two hospitals failed to spot he had broken his spine. Neville Caplan, 70, could have been saved if he’d had surgery in the three weeks before his death. The...

Repairing the Damaged Spinal Cord

Once little more than a futile hope, some restoration of the injured spinal cord is beginning to seem feasible Editor's Note: This story, originally printed in the September 1999 issue of Scientific American, is being...

Lawsuit claims school board, others negligent

DURHAM -- The family of an injured teen wrestler, now confined to a wheelchair, is seeking $65 million in damages. The statement of claim filed by the Box family alleges negligence on behalf of the...

Creative physical therapy improves lives of people with paralysis

Every 41 minutes someone sustains a spinal cord injury. Almost half of these injuries are due to Motor vehicle crashes, followed by the next most common cause, falls. The majority of those affected are...

Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation Launches First-Ever National Advertising Campaign

The Reeve Foundation debuts new national ad campaign giving consumers a look into the world of paralysis SHORT HILLS, N.J., Nov. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation has announced the launch of...

Superior Van & Mobility

Superior Van & Mobility is celebrating its 30th year of serving customers. The world of Mobility Products, including wheelchair accessible vans and lifts, can be overwhelming, especially to first time buyers. We are Mobility...