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Monthly Archives: June 2013

Jesse Billauer: Happiness Interview

You’re 17, and the most pressing concerns in your life are binge-drinking, prom, and being your parents’ worst nightmare.  The so-called “real world” is incomprehensible to you, and you’re still proud of that freshly...

New technology has paralyzed monkey’s walking

http://youtu.be/ke0R0vzmdf4 Could a cure for paralysis be in the near future? Invivo Therapeutics shows technology minimizing tissue damage after a spinal cord injury, improving the chance of walking again.

Cleveland researchers restore bladder control in rats with spinal cord injuries

CLEVELAND, Ohio — More than being able to bend their knees or wiggle their toes again, paralyzed people long to be able to use the bathroom normally. Regaining bladder control would end embarrassing accidents,...

Girl Paralyzed In Crash Re-learns To Dance

Star, Idaho -- Just months after a violent crash left 12-year-old Meghan Wildman paralyzed from the waist down, she is proving that you don't need the use of your legs to dance. On March 16th,...

Inspirational Memoir: Hannah, Same Both Ways

"I pulled my jeans out of the wardrobe and my GAP hoodie. I did my hair for the umpteenth time and took one last look in the mirror before heading back downstairs. Little was...

Spinal cord injuries change lives in drastic ways

Imagine what it would be like after a spinal cord injury. If your legs were totally paralyzed with no active movement, how would you get out of bed? You can’t stand up, so you would...

Retooling people with mobility problems for tech jobs

A yearlong workshop at the Magee Rehabilitation Hospital in Philadelphia is connecting people with mobility disabilities to a growing field in need of new professionals — computer science. It's called Project ENABLE and pays participants...

Syracuse VA unveils new $90 million wing

Syracuse, N.Y. - Jeffrey Campbell, a paralyzed quadriplegic Army veteran from Skaneateles, frequently goes to the Syracuse VA Medical Center for treatment when his multiple sclerosis flares up. The 38-year-old was admitted Monday, making him...

Testing method promising for spinal cord injuries, multiple sclerosis

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - A medical test previously developed to measure a toxin found in tobacco smokers has been adapted to measure the same toxin in people suffering from spinal cord injuries and multiple...

Mountain Trike

The Mountain Trike Offers riders the freedom to venture out around town or into the countryside. Whether that is to the beach, down muddy tracks, over grass or along cobbled streets, gravel driveways and...