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Monthly Archives: September 2012

Former player Marc Buoniconti relates to Tulane safety Devon Walker’s condition

Marc Buoniconti knows first-hand the pain a spinal cord injury can cause. In 1985, as a linebacker for The Citadel, he suffered a cervical spine injury like Tulane's Devon Walker did last weekend against...

Real People: Wheelchair athlete turns injury into inspiration

A storm, a tree and a life-changing injury turned college basketball player Zac Bradley into a rugby fan. It happened swiftly back in May 2011, when the 20 year-old from Riverdale was in his...

Number of shooting victims now in wheelchairs is hard to determine

When gunfire sounds in a city, police respond, relatives are notified and journalists summarize the aftermath in a quick headline: “Three shot, one dead.” But unless it is a high-profile case — a school...

A tiny step forward for spinal cord injuries

(CNN) -- As the sun rose over France on August 13, 2011, Knut Olstad was looking forward to continuing his bicycle journey along the Tour de France route. But by the end of the...

UofL research shows that patients benefit from spinal cord rehab network, locomotor training

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Sept. 5, 2012) — Research studies from teams headed by a University of Louisville/Frazier Rehab Institute neuroscientist published online this week demonstrate for the first time that innovative rehabilitative treatments for individuals...

Preliminary research findings released for Ekso robotic exoskeleton in spinal cord injury

Kessler Foundation has released preliminary research findings from its clinical study of the wearable robotic exoskeletal device, Ekso (Ekso Bionics). Gail Forrest, PhD, assistant director of Human Performance and Engineering Research, presented the Ekso...

Paralympics: Spinal Cord Injuries Open Door to ‘Boosting’

Bryan Kirkland could always spot a booster. Sweaty arms, shaky legs and "chicken skin" were telltale signs of the dangerous practice, banned from the Paralympics for its performance-enhancing effects. "All I could do was shake...

First Mind-Controlled Robotic Leg Put Through Its Paces

A robotic leg prosthesis controlled entirely by brain waves could be a game changer for victims of spinal cord injury With the Paralympics in full swing in London this week, it's interesting to see the...

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