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Monthly Archives: April 2011

New Products Offer Alternative Driving Solutions for People in Wheelchairs

Mobility Van Dealers Launch “I Hate Minivans” Ad Campaign — Showcase Accessible Alternatives at Los Angeles Abilities Expo It’s the last thing you would think to see when opening a recent issue of Disabled Dealer,...

People with a Spinal Cord Injury Now Can Empty Their Urinary Leg Bag Without...

Emptying a leg bag without assistance is often a major obstacle for an individual a with spinal cord injury. The new power wheelchair accessory - The PUMP™ http://www.wheelchair-freedom.com/ - from BIOTX Ltd. allows people...

Disabled diver wants others to give it a try

It was a profound experience for Diane Morrell, the first time she donned mask and scuba tanks to delve under the surface of the water. For someone who uses a wheelchair to get around, like...

Philanthropist Christine E. Lynn Donates $10 Million to Name the Christine E. Lynn Human...

Nick and Marc Buoniconti hosted a dinner tonight honoring philanthropist extraordinaire Christine E. Lynn’s $10 million donation to name the Christine E. Lynn Human Clinical Trials Initiative at The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis....

Stem cells 101

My heart goes out to patients and families waiting for effective treatments and cures. I, too, have been waiting, and actively working toward a cure for my paralysis since a 1980 spinal cord injury. A bill...

First patient to get stem cell therapy comes forward

In the six months since scientists announced they had infused a drug made from human embryonic stem cells into a partially paralyzed patient’s spine, the identity of the recipient has been shrouded in secrecy. Recently,...

Lumbar Body Fusion Changes The Life Of Young Girl

Dr. Richard A. Kaul, MD of New Jersey Spine and Rehabilitation performed a life changing surgery for a 16 year old Long Valley, NJ resident. Amanda Mrasz had been suffering for years from debilitating...

Rescue Monkey Becomes Helping Hand After Man’s Accident

Six years ago, Ned Rogers was a 22-year-old college student in Arizona when he was in a catastrophic car accident that left him a quadriplegic and severely brain damaged. Eventually, Ned was able to return...

Hansen tour hits 25 years

Screams and cheers filled the halls of Rick Hansen Secondary School today as the man for whom the school is named wheeled down the atrium, shaking hands with students and teachers. On hand to honour...

Fish offer clues to spinal cord renewal

Spinal cord injuries are devastating, but fish may be the key to finding a cure. Research shows adult fish that sustain a spinal cord injury have the miraculous ability to not only regenerate the spinal...