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Daily Archives: July 2, 2010

Jeffrey Guest Football Star spinal cord injury wants to walk again

Published: July 2, 2010


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New hope for spinal cord injury victims

Published: July 2, 2010

First breathing pacemaker comes to Israel.

The first breathing pacemaker of its kind that regulates the pace of respiration in victims of spinal cord damage has been implanted in Israel.

Yedidya Knopf, a 22-year-old resident of Jerusalem’s Alyn Rehabilitation Hospital who was seriously injured in a road accident nine years ago, was operated on a month ago at Hadassah University Medical Center in Jerusalem’s Ein Kerem.

Spina bifida a challenge, not a roadblock

Published: July 2, 2010 | Spinal Cord Injury:

Kim Sloop of Michigan City, a May graduate of Purdue University North Central, is ready to use her bachelor’s degree in behavioral sciences in a career working with children with disabilities and their parents.

She’s been an advocate for people with spinal cord disabilities and injuries as a member of the Northwest Indiana Spinal Cord Injury Group. She’s visited Washington, D.C., to speak with Sen. Richard Lugar, R-Ind., and U.S. Rep. Peter Visclosky, D-Merrillville, about the Christopher and Dana Reeve Paralysis Act, which has been signed into law.