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Monthly Archives: September 2009

Electrical nerve stimulation may relieve neuropathic pain after spinal cord injury

A new study has revealed that electrical nerve stimulation can effectively reduce neuropathic pain following a spinal cord injury. Neuropathic pain is often difficult to relieve and usually managed with drugs such as antidepressants or...

‘Rolling pilot’ overcame spinal cord injury

Michael Glen took his first hot-air balloon flight when he was 2 weeks old. Growing up in a ballooning family, he never had any doubts that he would one day become a pilot himself. His life...

Brent Adams: Therapy, friends give him hope of walking again

When Brent Adams overshot a jump on a dirt bike in December 2007, he ended up with severe injuries that left him paralyzed from the waist down. "I went way too high and way too...

Life Rolls On Announces Celebrity Honorary Chairmen for Annual Gala

Life Rolls On Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for young people affected by spinal cord injury, today named professional surfer, Rob Machado and actors Simon Baker and Jeffrey...

Funding Your Way to Quality of Life

Funding can be a need when it comes to living with a spinal cord injury and keeping up with the devices and therapies that can improve quality of life. Items ranging from specialized wheelchairs...

A C7 quadriplegic jamming out on his guitar

There's always meaning in a song, and a story behind the band that performs it. Check out the story behind 61 North. They aren't your average band -- their guitarist, Ryan "Gooch" Nelson is...

The Back-Up Trust – Matt’s Story

The Back-Up Trust is a dynamic national charity that runs a range of services for people with spinal cord injury

Paralyzed harp technician suggests a tune for health-care reform

For years, the job of a harp technician has been a coveted position, reserved for an elite, slightly buttoned-up few. Servicing such an instrument that's so full-bodied requires a deft touch, sharp ear and...

Deployment specialist named first runner up at Ms. Wheelchair America

Jannette Saxton, Ms. Wheelchair Washington 2009 became the first runner up at the 2010 Ms. Wheelchair America pageant, held Aug. 29 in Rapid City, South Dakota. Her dedication to getting on with it – her...

Remember to live

Parkite continues on after life-changing accident When a skiing accident left professional skier and instructor Pelle Sederholm with a spinal-cord injury, he didn't know if he'd ever walk again. Now, four years later, Sederholm is...