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Monthly Archives: January 2012

Wheelchair bound man hits the slopes

At first glance though, you might wonder how Johnson who is wheelchair bound is able to hit the slopes

Spinal-cord injuries hit teen athletes hardest

Spinal-cord injuries, such as those suffered recently by two Minnesota high school hockey players, are rare but more likely to occur among teenagers. Spinal-cord injuries, such as those suffered recently by two Minnesota high...

‘Stay clear of stem cell treatment for spinal cord injury’

“Stay clear of stem cell treatment for Spinal Cord Injury (SCI),” warned Professor Alan Mackay-Sim, Director of National Centre for Adult Stem Cell Research in Australia. He visited the Mary Verghese Institute of Rehabilitation...

China halts unapproved stem cell treatments as industry grows in country with lighter rules

BEIJING — The Health Ministry ordered unapproved stem cell treatments stopped Tuesday as China tries to bring under control its growing but loosely regulated industry. The ministry stopped accepting applications for stem cell procedures until...

After a spinal-cord injury, life goes on

The 24-hour news cycle has affected all of us in different ways. For Jack Jablonski, I fear it has hijacked the time that could help him adjust to his new spinal-cord injury. Eighteen years ago,...

Disabled hit the woods with all-terrain wheelchairs

MONROE -- Keith Smith suffered a spinal cord injury and lost the use of his legs 20 years ago. Today, he's able to maneuver through the woods to hunt or go to the beach thanks...

Kirstie’s top gear is the wheel deal

The wheels are in motion for Kirstie Fairhurst as she gears up for the 153km Round the Mountain bike ride next Saturday. But when the 14-year-old lines up for the event, there will be one...

180 Medical is Proud to Sponsor Scholarship Program

180 Medical announces a scholarship program for college students with spinal cord injury, spina bifida, and transverse myelitis. The scholarship will give three students $1,000 that demonstrate triumph over their circumstances. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (PRWEB)...

Innovative Technology Allows Paralyzed to ‘Step and Stand’

Longwood, FL – The music plays an upbeat song in the background that is almost in rhythm with the gliding motion of the latest in functional electrical stimulation (FES) technology. Dana Guest, a client...

Paralyzed Carolina bride still hopes to walk again

A North Carolina woman who got married last summer after a poolside accident left her paralyzed isn't walking yet, but she hasn't given up on learning to move on her own again. Rachelle Friedman Chapman...