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Monthly Archives: June 2009

Motivated Ms. Wheelchair hopes to inspire others

Cambridge, Ia. - Turn into their driveway, just past the alfalfa and hay field a mile south of this Story County town. Walk past her older brother's muddy Ford F-150, up the accessible wooden...

Research Seeks Cure For Central Pain Syndrome

Those with spinal cord injuries, who have multiple sclerosis, or who've suffered a stroke are also often diagnosed with central pain syndrome. It's a harsh reality for people with debilitating conditions like spinal cord...

Australian first tests home-based rehab for spinal cord injury patients

An Australian first study will test live online rehabilitation with video gaming to give spinal cord injury patients the hope of regaining the movement of their hands. The ReJoyce workstation is being used for the...

A day to share smiles and some waves

People with limited mobility will enjoy a day of surfing at the Jersey Shore June 28 when The Life Rolls On Foundation holds its annual "They Will Surf Again" event at Pier Village...

Researchers are developing devices that can help restore bodily movement

Grasping a cup of coffee and raising it to the mouth is a daily ritual most people take for granted. Yet, for those who have suffered a stroke or injury to the spinal cord,...

Teacher starts foundation for spinal cord injuries

Three years after suffering a life-changing neck injury, Bret Neylon, a Brownsburg teacher and coach, is starting his own foundation to help others with spinal cord injuries. He has applied for non-profit status for his...

Canadians unite to help people living with spinal cord injury

More than $1.2 million raised at Rick Hansen Wheels In Motion last Sunday with more funds to come VANCOUVER, June 16 /CNW/ - Thousands of Canadians demonstrated how they can make a difference in the...

WheelchairNet

WheelchairNet: A Wheelchair Virtual Community for consumers, families, clinicians, insurers, researchers, suppliers, and People who Care about Wheelchairs.

disABILITY Information and Resources

Jim Lubin's disABILITY Information and Resources Pages. One of the largest collections of resources for all types of disabilities. The pages provided here are meant to serve as a resource to provide useful information...

RERC on Wheelchair Transportation Safety

RERC on Wheelchair Transportation Safety, University of Pittsburgh. Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center (RERC) on Wheelchair Transportation Safety