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Monthly Archives: October 2014

Amazing wheelchair costumes will make you smile

On Halloweens past, 9-year-old Caleb McLelland has driven a backhoe with bright yellow wheels, flown through the clouds as Superman and sped into action in his Batmobile. He made all of those transformations in...

Wheelchair no handicap for Mets fan calendar model Amanda Perla

Twenty-five-year-old Perla, who broke her neck in a car accident seven years ago, was the top vote getter among the 100 or so entries to appear in 'The 7 Line' calendar,' an annual promotional...

Paralysed patients have weaker bones than expected

People paralysed by spinal cord injuries lose mechanical strength in their leg bones faster, and more significantly, than previously believed, putting them at greater risk for fractures from minor stresses, according to a study*...

A brave mother’s battle to walk again after she awoke from back surgery as...

Panic instantly set in when Sarah-Jane Staszak woke up in her hospital bed and found she couldn't move. The 40-year-old mother from Blackheath in Sydney's Blue Mountains had gone to the Royal North Shore Hospital...

Paralysed man Darek Fidyka walks again after treatment by British doctors on brink of...

Sufferers can now be offered the possibility of cure thanks to a revolutionary implant of regenerative cells Millions of paralysis sufferers are today offered the possibility of a cure for the first time after a...

To walk again – the people behind the story

It is a moment I will always remember. On a warm summer's day in Wroclaw, Poland, Darek Fidyka walked across a bridge, using only a frame for support. This had been his dream for four...

Paraplegic groom walks down aisle thanks to robotic exoskeleton

http://youtu.be/qomGq6ysd9E Matt Ficarra was paralyzed from the chest down in a freak boating accident in 2011, but he didn’t let that prevent him from walking down the aisle on Saturday night… literally. The 30-year-old used...

Hand-Control-Car.eu

Probably the best car hand control for disabled drivers (for cars with automatic transmission). The device works based on the PUSH - PULL principle. The device itself is a lever, mounted onto a special consose, which...

Paralyzed man Brandon Stone skydives for charity

“I feel like I’m on death row,” Brandon Stone said, only half-jokingly, on Saturday morning. Stone, 33, was about two hours from his first skydive. The Broken Arrow resident was at Skiatook Municipal Airport, getting...

Quadriplegic Stuart Turner speaks at WIRED2014 via drones and robots

Computer scientist and founder of Robots and Cake Stuart Turner took to WIRED2014's London stage to talk about open access systems. He did so from just outside Manchester, using a telepresence Beam robot, while...