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Monthly Archives: February 2013

MissyJenkins.com

Missy Jenkins was paralyzed from the chest down in the 1997 Heath High School shooting. Her faith, courage and determination enabled her to forgive the shooter and move forward with her life. Today she...

Spinal cord victims find hope at Canton nonprofit

Dan Cummings enjoyed playing sports as he grew up in Hyde Park, especially football and baseball. He played defensive tackle and was on the kick return team at Xaverian Brothers High School, which won...

BOOK: I Choose to Be Happy: A School Shooting Survivor’s Triumph Over Tragedy

Missy was one of eight students in a prayer group who were shot by a fellow student in the lobby of their Padukah, Kentucky high school. Her fortitude and faith keep her speaking on...

Hand surgery enhances life quality for those with spinal cord injuries

Reconstructive hand surgery can dramatically enhance the life quality and independence of those paralysed by a cervical spinal cord injury. Despite this, the operation is not frequently performed, either in Sweden or elsewhere. Researchers...

Mendes injury recalls former player’s ‘life-altering’ accident

TORONTO -- Randy Kells says he was fired like a torpedo head-first into the hockey rink boards, shattering his spine and severing his spinal cord. "It was life-altering," the 54-year-old Kells said of the accident...

Help Bring Back Spinal Cord Injury Research Funding

During the past four years, important New York State funding for the Spinal Cord Injury Research Program (SCIRP) have been diverted to offset the New York State budget deficit. The end result has been...

App helps spinal patients get their lives back

iPhone and iPad app based on guide created by Spinal Cord Injuries Australia A new iPhone and iPad app enables people with spinal cord damage to access information that will help them get their lives...

End sweep of spinal cord funds

Advocates seek to end state diversion of millions originally earmarked for research ALBANY — Millions of dollars in speeding-ticket fees meant for spinal cord research are instead being funneled into the state's general fund. A group...

Improvement From Complete to Incomplete Injury Observed in One Patient

StemCells, Inc. Announces First Patient Cohort Completes Spinal Cord Injury Trial - Gains in Sensory Function Persist 12 Months After Stem Cell Transplant NEWARK, Calif., Feb. 12, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- StemCells, Inc. (Nasdaq:STEM) today...

David Hudgik’s Journey to Recovery

David Hudgik is a talented, young freestyle skier who suffered a traumatic spinal cord injury in September, 2011. Learn more about David and see photos and videos.