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Monthly Archives: December 2011

An in-depth look into spinal cord regeneration

Scientists develop new methods for the study of spinal cord injury After spinal cord injury nerve fibers do not regenerate by themselves; loss of neuronal function up to complete paralysis is the consequence. When...

Scientists succeed in making the spinal cord transparent

(Medical Xpress) -- In the event of the spinal cord injury, the long nerve cell filaments, the axons, may become severed. For quite some time now, scientists have been investigating whether these axons can...

Eric LeGrand Sees Childhood Dream Come True on the Cover of Sports Illustrated

Growing up as a kid, Eric LeGrand dreamed of seeing himself on the cover of Sports Illustrated. He could have never imagined it coming like this, however. LeGrand, the former Rutgers defensive tackle, collided...

Skyline High’s Tyler Hoog remains optimistic despite adversity

Paralyzed after an accident in August, junior's life is forever changed ATLANTA -- Michael Hoog unscrewed the cap of a Gatorade and placed the opening of the bottle on his son's lower lip. Sitting in his...

Team headed for South Pole includes adaptive athlete with spinal-cord injury

TAL FLETCHER JR. is a certified pilot, a helicopter ski guide and a licensed skydiver and paraglider. Now he will add South Pole explorer to his résumé. The trip is an adventure of a lifetime,...

Statler Center

Statler trains physically disabled, visually impaired and blind persons for careers in the Contact/Call Center or Hospitality businesses. We have trained 400 students and have a job placement rate of more than 80%, enviable...

Kessler Foundation tests Ekso exoskeletal device in 6 patients with traumatic spinal cord injury

Results encourage researchers planning clinical study for rehabilitation West Orange, NJ. December 14, 2011. Monitored by scientists at Kessler Foundation, six people with traumatic spinal cord injuries tested Ekso, the robotic exoskeleton from Ekso Bionics...

Clarriots Mobility Online

We sell a wide range of mobility aids and living aids that can make life easier for you. Do you need a mobility scooter to get to the shops, or a rise and recline chair...

Victory Walk Inc.

Victory Walk Inc. is a 501-c-3 Arkansas corporation evolved from the recognition of the need for specialized Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) therapy. We have an eight-person board that currently meets monthly with the board...

AmeriGlide

AmeriGlide is the recognized leader in stair lifts, vertical lifts, and wheelchair lifts on the Internet. Americans looking for lift solutions have come to rely on our quality, reliability, support, service, and price. Our...