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Monthly Archives: May 2010

Ryan Creech accepts injury but doesn’t surrender to it

Ryan Creech can't walk, but he's driven to move forward. Creech — injured three years ago in an all-terrain vehicle accident — runs the telephone switchboard at University of the Cumberlands, is studying for a...

Injury led to Kentucky research fund

A tragic car accident helped turn Kentucky into a national hub for spinal cord research. In 1993, state Sen. Tim Shaughnessy's niece, Maggie Brooks, was paralyzed from the shoulders down when the speeding car she...

University of Louisville, Kentucky centers develop treatments, create hope for spinal cord injuries

A bullet remains lodged in Michelle Alexander's spinal cord nearly six years after her husband shot her four times — instantly paralyzing her — before killing himself in July 2004. Doctors told her she'd probably...