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Monthly Archives: November 2010

‘Murderball’ gives new life to wheelchair-bound athlete

PHILADELPHIA, PA (NBC) - The Philadelphia Eagles wheelchair rugby team gives life back to its members and smashes stereotypes one hit at a time. A.J. Nanayakkara lost his "able-bodied" life with one bad fall when...

Michigan Spinal Cord Injury Association to Build Ramp to Help Mother of 7 Trapped...

The Michigan Spinal Cord Injury Association (MSCIA) has chosen to utilize donation money from their first major event to assist a woman in Detroit, who has not been able to leave her house in...

Spinal Cord Injury Victim and Role Model Brings Essential Treatment Options to the Bay...

SCI-FIT ((Spinal Cord Injury Functional Integrated Therapy) is open for business in its new location. SCI-FIT is Northern California’s only facility that provides comprehensive, post-traditional, exercise based therapy for individuals who have suffered a...

UTI Risk in Spinal Injury Reduced by New Catheter

The use of a hydrophilic-coated catheter called SpeediCath (Coloplast) delays the onset of urinary tract infections (UTIs) in patients with acute spinal cord injury. Compared with the use of an uncoated polyvinyl chloride catheter, SpeediCath...