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Monthly Archives: November 2014

Colourful ramps help make businesses more accessible

A few Charlottetown businesses will soon be more accessible thanks to a new program that bridges a gap that kept some customers out in the past. Spinal Cord Injury P.E.I. is providing the brightly coloured...
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Electrical Stimulation Could Improve Bladder Function in People with Spinal Cord Injuries

Promising results in rats address major health problem for paralyzed individuals Newswise — When individuals suffer a spinal cord injury, paralysis is only a part of the major impact on quality of life. Often they...

Still Flying High

Quadriplegic athlete is featured speaker at fundraising event for DREAM Adaptive Joe Stone doesn’t recall much about the speed flying accident that sent him crashing at 50 miles an hour into the face of Missoula’s...

Touch-free smartphone lets you text and play games with head gestures

In the Arabian Nights story, whenever Ali Baba shouts "Open Sesame," the door to the den of the Forty Thieves opens. But for the 10 beta testers of the Sesame phone, uttering that phrase...

Three-year-old Evander Conroy stars in a new educational book as part of Spinal Injuries...

WHEN three-year-old Evander Conroy starts preschool in the New Year he will enter armed with a children’s storybook — all about him. Evander, from Hunters Hill, is the subject of a new educational book about...

Spinal injuries change people’s lives every day

FOR Mackay man David Conway, Spinal Injury Awareness Week is about alerting people to the fact accidents can happen to anyone. The nationwide awareness week started yesterday. "Spinal injuries happen every day," Mr Conway said. "Becoming paralysed...

Paralyzed aerialist vows to one day walk and fly again

SACRAMENTO, CA – Tresa Honaker has adapted to life's changes with an unwavering resolve and trust. "It's the hardest work I've ever done in my life," Honaker said. Honaker, a lifelong dancer, discovered her love for...

Veteran’s home becomes retreat for recovering soldiers

Wheelchairs line the edge of Gregory’s Pond in Chesterfield County; some of their occupants carry fishing poles, others take in the view or relish in their shared military history that brought them to this...

Serotonin Causes Spasms in Spinal Cord Injury Patients

Uncontrolled serotonin contributes to spasms in spinal cord injury patients, according to a study published in The Journal of Neuroscience. Researchers from the University of Copenhagen in Denmark studied the enzyme L-amino acid decarboxylase (AADC)...

RebuildingLives.com.au

Every day in Australia someone’s life changes in an instant due to a spinal cord injury. Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Week (9 – 15 November 2014) is a national campaign highlighting spinal cord injury in...