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Monthly Archives: July 2013

Trap shooting offers ‘great therapy’ for veterans with spinal cord injuries

U.S. Navy veteran Jim Trombley, of Ballwin, clutched a firearm to his cheek, his eye riveted along the barrel. There was a long moment of anticipation, after which the command came. “Pull!” A bright orange...

Salk scientist discovers novel mechanism in spinal cord injury

See-saw' molecule may offer clues to potential therapies in the long-term LA JOLLA, CA----More than 11,000 Americans suffer spinal cord injuries each year, and since over a quarter of those injuries are due to falls,...

New research on paralyzed dogs aimed at helping humans

Ongoing research on paralyzed dogs may one day help military veterans and others who have severe spinal cord injuries. Researchers at the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences have developed a...

Hope Eternal

The last thing Christa Sexton remembers is the fire truck careening toward her. When she woke up, face down on the warm highway asphalt, life as she knew it had radically changed. "I remember it perfectly...

Showing the world that ‘different’ is beautiful

Life has thrown a lot at Coquitlam's Jessica Kruger. At 15 years old she suffered a work-place accident resulting in a broken neck and spinal cord injury leaving her wheelchair bound. She once believed her injury...

Gridiron Heroes to roll out ‘Road Trip for Heroes’ Texas football fundraiser

Gridiron Heroes Spinal Cord Injury Foundation, a nonprofit organization based in nearby Schertz, is launching Road Trip for Heroes. Participants in the 2,500-mile trek across Texas will help raise funds for Gridiron Heroes. Eddie and...

VA’s Adaptive Housing Grants for Disabled Veterans

http://youtu.be/EN5QMihyuhY VA provides grants to Servicemembers and Veterans with certain permanent and total service-connected disabilities to help purchase or construct an adapted home, or modify an existing home to accommodate a disability. Two grant programs...

Karman Healthcare

Manufacturer of Manual and Standing Wheelchairs Karman Healthcare has been a leading innovator in the manufacture and distribution of home medical products since 1994. Karman provides a full line of wheelchairs, walkers, rollators, power wheelchairs...

Craig Hospital Ranked In Top Ten In Rehabilitation For 24th Consecutive Year By USNWR

Ranked again #7 in U.S. , #2 in Colorado, #2 in Denver Englewood, CO. July 15, 2013 - For the 24th consecutive year, and every year since the rankings began in 1990, Craig Hospital has...

Jason Dierking Ironman Challenge – Frazier Rehab Housing Fund

Coach pushes himself to reach his goal for him, his best friend and Frazier Rehab Housing Fund.