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Monthly Archives: May 2010

Quadriplegic Gamer Calls For Custom Button Remapping In Console Games

To many of us, custom button remapping in video games is a luxury, but for quadriplegic gamer Chuck Bittner, forced to control games with his mouth, it's a necessity. Bittner, seen here hating on the...

Larger State Grant For Spinal Cord Researchers

COLUMBIA - The Missouri House approved a bill that will give spinal cord researchers more money to conduct research. This fund was initially set up to give spinal cord researchers $50,000 for grants. "When you're dealing...

Stem cell therapies: Dangers and opportunities

VANCOUVER, May 10 /CNW/ - Respected researchers from around the world agree that stem cells therapies hold a great deal of promise for people with spinal cord injuries and related neurological disorders. But how...

Rick Hansen and Dr. Charles Tator discuss spinal cord injury in Canada

TORONTO, May 10 /CNW/ - On May 11th celebrated athlete and Order of Canada recipient, Rick Hansen, will deliver the inaugural ThinkFirst Canada lectureship alongside fellow Order of Canada recipient, neurosurgeon and founder of...

Heroic Skydiving Instructor Saves Life

Skydiving instructor Dave Hartsock was paralyzed when he took saved his student, and took the brunt of the impact when his parachutes tangled. (CBS)

Local ‘celebrities’ to learn trials of spinal cord injuries

Winnipeg's police chief is one of five notable Winnipeggers participating in an event to give them an idea of what it's like to live with a spinal cord injury. The Canadian Paraplegic Association's second annual...

Prevent Spinal Cord Injury At All Ages

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Augusta, GA —Someone in the U.S. sustains a life-changing spinal cord injury every hour, but prevention takes only a second. Spinal cord injuries can happen in an instant, and something as simple as...

Helping spinal injury patients move forward

(PhysOrg.com) -- When UC Irvine physician Dr. Suzy Kim arrives bedside in her wheelchair, patients with traumatic spinal cord injuries see a rolling testament to the power of early and intensive rehabilitation. ...

Paraplegia: Paralysis of the Lower Part of the Body

Paraplegia is paralysis (loss of movement or sensation, or both) brought on by a severe trauma to the central nervous system. It is the result of damage occurring at the level of the thoracic...

Battling paralysis

Americans' love affair with automobiles has come with a cost higher than the price of the cars. Although stroke is the leading cause of paralysis in this country, auto accidents account for 41.3 of...