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Yearly Archives: 2009

Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation to be featured on TLC’s American Chopper

Episode to unveil Orange County Choppers' first-ever wheelchair-accessible motorcycle SHORT HILLS, N.J., Dec. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation announced today that Paul Teutul Sr. and the crew from Orange County Choppers...

Advances in spinal cord rehabilitation

About 5.6 million Americans have some degree of paralysis, far more than previously thought, according to the findings of a survey by the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation. Previously, the highest estimate of paralyzed Americans...

Donors, non-profits ensure Christmas for Saul

As an unemployed single mother with four children, Maria Rodriguez already has a tough life. But it’s been even tougher lately. The old van Rodriguez relies on to transport her 15-year-old son, a quadriplegic, broke...

Snapping up donations

David Estrada suffered a paralyzing spinal cord injury in a motorcycle accident. A Northeastern University student at the time, he went on to graduate from college, earn a law degree, and become executive...

The XCell-Center Treats its 2000th Stem Cell Patient in Germany

The XCell-Center is pleased to report treating its 2000th stem cell patient at its state-of-the-art clinic in Dusseldorf, Germany. Dusseldorf, Germany (PRWEB) December 21, 2009 -- The XCell-Center is pleased to report treating its 2000th...

Buckle-up drive enlists the wheelchair-bound

"Buckle up, or you could end up like me!" This is a warning from wheelchair-bound Ernest Sithole, who, together with 44 other members of the QuadPara Association of South Africa (Qasa), are stationed at...

Receive-All Demonstration

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w7wkdjZO7iw A description and demonstration of the Receive-All. For more information, go to www.receive-all.com

Crippled rugby star undertakes an odyssey on a hand-cycle

He will complete the equivalent of a marathon every day – powered only by his arms. When David Millar was paralysed in a rugby match 20 years ago, doctors told him he would need round-the-clock...

Getting a kick out of research

A Dalhousie University professor and an international team of researchers have discovered what makes us kick. Dr. Rob Brownstone, along with colleagues in New York and Scotland, discovered a group of nerve cells that are...

Paralysis doesn’t stop ex-football players from giving back

Paralysis doesn't stop former football athletes from raising money to make life a little easier for youngsters who suffer catastrophic spinal cord injuries Only the start of a football game bothers Kenneth Jennings, who blows...