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Monthly Archives: August 2011

Anatomy of the Spinal Cord and How it Works

https://youtu.be/zxpb1-okVig This video discuss the anatomy of the spine. It is part of the DVD series "Understanding Spinal Cord Injury" created by Shepherd Center. Visit spinalinjury101.org to view the entire video series.

The number cruncher

JOHN Walsh was an avid rugby league player and a star maths and physics student at the University of Sydney with dreams of carving out a career in the US as an astrophysicist. But his...

No Barriers Summit 2011 Highlights

Some of our favorite moments from the No Barriers Summit 2011.

Pete comes rolling home

HE’S notched up 14,224 miles in a 150-day odyssey, and now wheelchair wanderer Peter Donnelly has finally rolled back home to St Helens on the fifth anniversary of the injury that paralysed him from...

Skydiving Quadriplegic’s Death Raises Questions of Safety for Disabled Thrill Seekers

The death of 27-year-old Zack Fogle, a quadriplegic with a passion for skydiving, has sparked a debate over safety standards for disabled thrill seekers. Fogle, who was partially paralyzed from the neck down, died skydiving...

Aquatic therapy

Ancient Egyptians knew it, Greek philosopher and writer Hippocrates was talking about it over 2,400 years ago and physicians of the Roman Empire recommended it. The amazing effect of water therapy, or aquatic therapy,...

US court victory for embryonic stem cell research

A District Court judge in the US has dismissed a lawsuit that sought to ban federal funding for human embryonic stem cell (hESC) research. The decision, by Judge Royce Lambeth, is the latest development...