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Monthly Archives: July 2011

Spinal-cord injured find hope in basketball

KATHMANDU, July 31: Nepal Army personnel Santa Kumar Shrestha had sustained spinal cord injury nine years ago during a shootout with Maoists insurgents at...

Paralyzed driver Michael Johnson continues winning races

More good news on 18-year-old paralyzed racer Michael Johnson from Mt. Morris: He keeps winning races and is being featured in the newest issue...

Decades after ADA became law, disabled people are still fighting for full inclusion

During one especially cold morning in January of last year, a disabled man who uses a wheelchair and ventilator , and his wife were...

New bionic legs help paraplegics walk again

The robotic exoskeleton eLegs could be a game changer for spinal cord injury rehabilitation Stephanie Sablan was driving home from her grandmother’s house...

Rehab Ideas

All of us do things every day that we simply take for granted — opening and closing a door, walking, talking, picking up objects,...

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The Institute of Spinal Cord Injury (ISCI)

The Institute of Spinal Cord Injury (ISCI) was founded at the initiative of the Icelandic O.R. nurse Audur Gudjónsdóttir and is based on a...

Paralyzed at her bachelorette party, bride to marry Friday

She'll wear the same dress at the ceremony one year after tragic accident RALEIGH, N.C. — A year after she was paralyzed in poolside...

Queen on wheels seeks next crown

Jenni Taylor, 24, of Minnetonka, is the reigning Ms. Wheelchair Minnesota. A quadriplegic after a car accident, she speaks to kids with a message...

Enzyme and graft combo restores lung function after spinal injury

Until the last few decades, it was generally thought that damage to the spinal cord was permanent, as the nerves within our vertebrae stubbornly...