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Monthly Archives: August 2013

180 Medical Announces 2013 Scholarship Recipients

180 Medical recently announced the 2013 recipients of the 180 Medical Scholarships, developed to honor young adults with spinal cord injuries, spina bifida, transverse myelitis, and/or a neurogenic bladder who pursue goals of higher...

Push to Walk to Attend Working 2 Walk Symposium

Push to Walk staff will attend and sponsor the Working 2 Walk Science & Advocacy Symposium in Boston, Massachusetts on September 27 and 28, 2013 hosted by Unite to Fight Paralysis. Riverdale, NJ (PRWEB) Push...

Novel stimulation therapy brings cure for spinal cord injuries closer to reality

Washington, August 26 (ANI): Researchers have discovered a new technique called Biphasic Electrical stimulation (BES), a non-chemical procedure, that they believe can be used for spinal cord injury patients in the future. Transplantation of Stem...

Foundation keeps memories alive of casino founder who excelled after accident

Craig Neilsen spent parts of three decades building Ameristar Casinos, Inc., the majority of which was accomplished after he was rendered a quadriplegic in a 1985 car accident. Yet, the creation of a multibillion-dollar hotel-casino...

Blind Adventurer Pushes New Frontier of Science

Mark Pollock: stepping forward for those with spinal injuries Technology is playing a huge part in increasing Irishman Marks Pollock’s chances of recovery from paralysis. Visiting him at his home in Dublin recently, he...

Bride-to-be perseveres to walk down aisle after spinal-cord injury

Just like any other bride, Alissa Boyle finds herself immersed in wedding plans leading up to her Sept. 7 exchange of vows with Nathan Grimes at Lisbon Trinity Friends Church. And just like most brides, Boyle...

Adaptive Innovation

Adaptive Innovation is a social enterprise that creates unique equipment for people with a disability. Our focus is on improving quality of life, by designing and manufacturing innovative solutions that result in increased independence, offer...

Motorised Mouth Painting Easel

http://youtu.be/DDmnjxWeU70 Adaptive Innovation's motorised mouth painting easel allows someone with a disability such as quadriplegia to paint independently, by removing a number of the physical limitations of mouth painting and also removing the need for...

Robotic exoskeleton helps some patients walk again

SALT LAKE CITY – Technology is helping a few people who are paralyzed walk again, and a young woman from Utah is among the first to use the new ReWalk Exoskeleton. Heather Leighton broke her...

Young man breaks spine, takes recovery one day at a time

His doctor can’t say yet if he’ll ever walk again, but 26-year-old Anh Tuan Nguyen doesn’t worry about the future. After falling more than 20 feet from a ladder and seriously injuring his spine...