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Monthly Archives: April 2012

Faces For Charity 2012 – Upload, Donate, Race!

Red Bull charity Wings for Life has released a film to promote its collaboration with the energy drink’s Formula One team

Work gets started on spinal cord injury ‘cure’

Researchers hope a "cure" for serious disabilities could soon be found in a Wollongong laboratory. A $4.7 million research program launched yesterday could produce a major breakthrough in the treatment of muscle, nerve or spinal...

Wheelchair athletes show off skills in quad rugby

Emily Shryock got involved in the sport of quad rugby to stay active and competitive despite using a wheelchair. What she gained was independence. “When I started playing, there was a great feeling of comradery....

How to Build a Wheelchair Ramp

Ramps are typically built in order to improve home accessibility for people who can't use stairs or need a gentler, less stressful way to enter or leave their home. A successful home accessibility project...

Zander Lee – Custom Physical Therapy Tables

These tables were designed for injured people to stretch, roll and attain general well-being. Many uses: physical therapy, massage, yoga, pilates, exercise, stretching and more… These custom tables are beautifully hand-crafted and as a result become...

Brain Electrodes Could Mean Movement For Spinal Injury Patients

Imagine moving an object by simply thinking about that action.

“Locomotor” Therapy May Bring Movement Back After Paralysis

Locomotor therapy is being used to strengthen the muscles of people with spinal cord injuries, experts hope that it has the potential to bring back muscle movement. April 22, 2012 /24-7PressRelease/ -- A former hockey...

Researchers create brain-computer interface that bypasses spinal cord injury paralysis

Scientists at Northwestern University in Chicago, with funding from the National Institutes of Health, have successfully bypassed the spinal cord and restored fine motor control to paralyzed limbs using a brain-computer interface. The researchers have...

Recorded brain commands, sent to muscles, may circumvent paralysis

For those whose arms as well as legs are paralyzed by spinal cord injury, no skill is more broadly useful to regain than the ability to grasp and move objects. Researchers reporting in Nature...

Ramsey school bullying suit settled for $4.2 million

Sawyer Rosenstein was a 12-year-old middle school student in Ramsey when a punch to his stomach by a bully ended his dreams of becoming an actor and put him in a wheelchair for the...