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Monthly Archives: November 2009

Spinal risks awareness from Mr Leo

IF Mackay primary school students are going to take notice of anybody about spinal safety then it will probably be Wayne Leo. Mr Leo has...

After severe injury, ex-firefighter longs to help others

Growing up in Southern California, Tom Hampton excelled at the sports that would ultimately shape his life – snow skiing, water skiing and surfing....

Ed Quijada – chat with new patients

Ed Quijada - as part of this series, Ed and Amy chat with new patients suffering a spinal cord injury

Locals Bring Awareness To Spinal Cord Injuries At Local Schools

Jumping out of a tree or riding a motorcycle without a helmet aren’t the only bad decisions that can turn into a spinal cord...

Quadriplegic delivers message: ‘There’s hope’

The car accident that damaged Patrick Rummerfield's spinal cord in 1974 should have laid him up permanently. So why does he now drive drag racers...

Florida creates divisions for disabled athletes

We have been following this story for months. A high school athlete, Elle, who happens to be paralyzed, and her family, shook things up...

From a wheelchair, actor, athlete and now sailor

For someone paralysed waist down for 25 years after a road accident, Salil Chaturvedi has had an amazing journey. The spinal cord injury has...

Struggling for Bliss: Greece man’s long road to recovery

Mike Bliss' story can be told in four words: Believe. Persevere. Thank you. On March 22, 2008, Bliss, a 21-year-old junior accounting major at the State...

On Your Last Nerve: Researchers Advance Understanding of Stem Cells

Researchers from North Carolina State University have identified a gene that tells embryonic stem cells in the brain when to stop producing nerve cells...

After ski accident, a builder rebuilds his life from a wheelchair

The construction site in East San Jose is a clutter of tools, building materials and heavy machinery. Everyone must wear a hard hat and...