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Monthly Archives: July 2009

She sings, she dances, all from her wheelchair

Ali Stroker is a ball of energy. It is exhausting just being in the room with her. Ali came by our offices the other day for a meet and greet because she is going...

Athletes raise money for adaptive equipment

BURLINGTON — A team of disabled athletes using hand cycles will ride in the fourth annual Kelly Brush Century Ride on Sept. 12. Team Ride-On members aim to raise money for adaptive equipment so...

Life Rolls On- They Will Surf Again Event July 25th, 2009 Cocoa Beach, Florida

Life Rolls On Foundation's program called "They Will Surf Again" is an adaptive surf program where people with disabilities mostly with spinal cord injuries get the chance to surf.

Paralysis is a Catastrophic Injury

For an injury to be considered catastrophic, it must occur without any warning. It must also disrupt your life is some way, whether by inhibiting you from working a full-time job or by keeping...

Climbing Mountains

K. Eric Larson and a few pals had planned a mountain climbing trip to Mount Rainier when the idea hit him: turn the trip into a fundraiser for spinal-cord injuries and call it “Climb...

Water skiing clinic opens fun of the sports to disabled

"It's all kind of freedom on those skis," said Mark Bugha, 28, from Finleyville in Washington County. "It's special for me because I never experienced that kind of freedom before." Mr. Bugha has cerebral palsy,...

Dr Spine – Autonomic Dysreflexia

Autonomic Dysreflexia (AD) is a potentially dangerous complication of spinal cord injury (SCI).

My Breath My Music

The Magic Flute, a wind instrument which allows you to play music with head movement. The Magic Flute was originally designed as an adaptive musical instrument for people with little or no arm movement...

Syracuse VA Medical Center opens prosthetics lab, spinal cord clinic

Syracuse, NY -- The Syracuse VA Medical Center has opened a new outpatient rehabilitation clinic and a prosthetics lab to serve the growing number of soldiers coming home from war with injuries. The clinic and...

The Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation support I Believe Inc

The Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation support I Believe Inc