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Monthly Archives: September 2013

Paralytic jumper an inspiration to the disabled

SIBU: Barely a day in Sibu, Canadian BASE jumper Lonnie Bissonnette has become an instant inspiration to people here, particularly the disabled. Lonnie, 48, paralysed from the shoulder down, is the first and only paraplegic...

What Kids Should Know About Spinal Injuries in Sports

A push to alert high school athletes about neck injuries A new push is under way to raise awareness of a little-understood but dangerous risk to young athletes: damage to the cervical spine. It could be...

Athlete keeps racing after spinal-cord injury

Judging from his time in the City of Roses half-marathon Sunday, a spinal-cord injury hasn't slowed Zach Young down. The Southeast Missouri State University student said he covered the 13.1-mile distance in about an hour...

Non-UTI Problems Common with Urethral Catheters

A group of researchers would like to broaden urologists' conception of common complications from indwelling urethral catheters to include more than urinary tract infections. In a review of studies on mishaps stemming from these catheters,...

Wheelchair relay event raises awareness about living with spinal injuries

WATERLOO — Suddenly Jesse Redden needed a wheelchair and help with just about everything after a car crash damaged his spine, paralyzing him from the neck down. "It was emotionally stressful," said Redden, 24. "I...

Rutgers retires Eric LeGrand’s No. 52 jersey

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) -- Moments after becoming the first player in the 144-year history of Rutgers football to have his jersey retired, Eric LeGrand told a loving crowd that his beliefs haven't changed in...

Adaptive Sports Equipment Inc.

We strive to supply athletes with unique needs with the appropriate specialized equipment for a wide range of athletic disciplines. Whether you're drawn to sports for their therapeutic abilities, recreational enjoyment or the excitement...

Paraplegic man to compete in 10k

Riggs seeks to utilize muscle memory therapy CEDAR CITY — September is Spinal Cord Injury Awareness month and one Cedar City man hopes to bring awareness to a condition he’s lived with for more than...

Scientists grow new stem cells in a living mouse

LONDON (Reuters) - Scientists have succeeded in generating new stem cells in living mice and say their success opens up possibilities for the regeneration of damaged tissue in people with conditions ranging from heart...

Kelly Brush Ride raises record $300,000

A record number of riders participated in Vermont's largest charity ride, the Kelly Brush Century Ride powered by VBT Bicycle and Walking Vacations, helping to set a fundraising record for the ride on Saturday. Over...