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Monthly Archives: July 2014

Spinal Cord Basics

http://youtu.be/FjIrHI4Om9k Some people have no idea as to what the spinal cord does and why we even have one. Let's take some time to discuss the basics behind the spinal cord and why it's so...

Injured as undergrad, college teacher learns to cope

ST. CLOUD, Minn. — Pensacola, Fla., is more than 1,100 miles from St. John's University in Collegeville, Minn., but Robert Bell found himself feeling right at home as soon as he visited the Minnesota...

Pool Wheelchairs Go Down Teamboat Springs at Disney Water Parks

Walt Disney World ® Water Parks make getting around in a wheelchair even easier. Thanks to mobile wheelchair lifts, Blizzard Beach’s Gondola at the Chairlift, and even the ability to take the wheelchair with...

How a quadriplegic ex-wrestler reached Gold in League of Legends

A week before he was due to compete in a wrestling tournament in Korea, 17-year-old Carl-Akira Fujinami took a dive into a shallow wave in Australia and hit sand, hard. 19-year-old Carl doesn’t wrestle. Damage...

InvoTek receives $175,000 grant for ‘handcycling’ project

Grant Will Fund Development of Quad Rider – A Gear and Braking Device that Helps People with Disabilities Operate a Handcycle Safely Alma, Ark. – July 22, 2014 – InvoTek, Inc., a research and development...

Paralympian Jen French Announced as Conquer Paralysis Now’s First Champion

French joins the Sam Schmidt Paralysis Foundation's effort to cure paralysis in next decade. St. Petersburg, FL (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 - Joining Conquer Paralysis Now as its first champion in the movement to...

Kite-driven buggy to aid people with disabilities

Since sustaining a severe spinal cord injury in 2011, Skye Parker has been looking for ways to experience the outdoors again in a way that is actually appealing to him. As a former kite surfer...

Physio Spinal Cord

http://youtu.be/qL2l5t8wnTk High school Physiology class lecture on structure and function of the spinal cord.

Patients with spinal cord injuries learning to walk again

LOUISVILLE, Ky. —Two men who were told they'd never walk again are defying odds with help from Frazier Rehab. Frazier Rehab is making their mobility possible through its research and special equipment and many institutes...

Quadriplegic Perry Cross on why he travels to India as a ‘stem cell tourist’...

PERRY Cross was just 19 when he suffered a devastating neck injury that should have killed him. Doctors told his family he had months to live, and if he survived beyond that the best...