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Monthly Archives: August 2009

Ricky “Bobby” James: a Remarkable Story of Perseverance

He lives by the one word: Perseverance. His goals and dreams are being fulfilled with each challenge that comes his way. He has raced in the Baja 500, along with competing in the Ironman competition...

Wheelchair Recycler gives people mobility back

Getting Camy Stark to Bible class used to be difficult for her parents, Josh and Lori. The 5-year-old from Moore, Okla., has caudal regression syndrome, a disease with symptoms similar to spina bifida, and...

Surf dog & Quadraplegic surfer tandem surf

Rip Curl Ricki, a surf dog, and Patrick Ivison, a quadraplegic adaptive surfer got together to catch some party waves and tandem surf at Del Mar beach on August 20.

If wayne saves one, it’s worth it

Jumping off the jetties at Hervey Bay might be all fun and games for local kids - until someone gets hurt. In an effort to reduce the risk of spinal injuries the Fraser Coast Regional...

Metabolites Offer Prognostic Tool in Spinal Cord Injury

Nitric oxide metabolites in the cerebrospinal fluid correlate with injury severity and motor recovery (HealthDay News) -- The concentration of nitric oxide metabolites in the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF ) of people with spinal cord injury...

I Believe Inc.

The I Believe Inc. organization produces a public access television show which provides information and virtual access to events and stories that are important to the disabled community.

Sports Illustrated features quadriplegic on cover

The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis is one of the biggest players in the spinal cord injury research arena (not counting the Reeve Foundation, of course). The catalyst for the Miami Project was the...

Life After Spinal Cord Injury A social network and support resource for friends, family, and victims of spinal cord injury.

Human tests of Geron’s spinal-cord medication put on hold

In a setback for Menlo Park-based Geron, the company announced Tuesday that federal authorities have put on hold its groundbreaking test on people of a spinal-cord injury treatment it developed from human embryonic stem...

Rejoyce – Rehab at Home

An Australian first University of Melbourne and Austin Health study will test home-based online rehabilitation with video games to give spinal cord injury patients the hope of regaining the movement of their hands.