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Yearly Archives: 2015

UW center receives $16M to develop technology that helps paralyzed patients move again

Imagine a future when people who have been paralyzed can move their arms and legs again. Researchers at the University of Washington aren’t just imagining that day. With a new $16 million grant, they’re developing...

Amy Van Dyken-Rouen, from Olympian to paraplegic to inspiration

Even when life becomes too hectic for Amy Van Dyken-Rouen, she finds a way to progress in her spinal cord rehabilitation. For 2 ½ months, she was traveling so extensively for speaking engagements that her...

New beginning with wheelchair rugby

Nikhil Kumar Guptaa uses wheelchair rugby as a therapeutic tool and provides a transitional living program to quadriplegic patients It is believed that to achieve success in life one needs to be physically and mentally...

Spinal injuries need the most care

In many road traffic accidents, the cervical spine (neck region) is injured, says spine surgeon V. Vinod. When the vertebra is disturbed from its original position, it compresses the spinal cord. This renders the person...

The Year in Review: SCI Research Breakthroughs in 2015

As we cross the threshold into 2016, we are one step closer to our goal of finding a cure for paralysis. Moving full speed ahead towards that goal, Conquer Paralysis Now compiled a brief retrospective....

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Issues National Coverage Policy for ReWalk Robotics Exoskeleton Systems...

Landmark Policy Will Provide Veterans Across the U.S. with Access to Evaluation, Training and Supply of ReWalk Personal Systems YOKNEAM ILIT, Israel and MARLBOROUGH, Mass., Dec. 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- ReWalk Robotics Ltd. (Nasdaq: RWLK) ("ReWalk"), the leading global exoskeleton...

Motor Improvement Seen in Patients with Cervical Spinal Cord Injury After Stem Cell Implantation

After six months, the patients in the StemCells, Inc. trial being conducted at University of Miami Hospital are demonstrating improvements in both strength and function. They are the first cohort in the Phase II...

Artist, Painter and Paralyzed | Mariam Paré

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rNprgTHiiIw Mariam Pare' is a member of the Mouth & Foot Painting Artists Association http://www.mfpa.uk/

Paralyzed teen walks on legs he can’t feel

HOUSTON -- Daquan Minor is a walking miracle -- especially since he's walking on legs and feet he can no longer feel. "We were speeding. It was a wet day. Flipped three to five times,...

Fighter aims to knock out paralysis

Boyd “the Rainmaker” Melson wants to deliver a knockout blow to paralysis caused by spinal cord injuries. The current World Boxing Council United States Junior Middleweight champion, who donates all his prize winnings to spinal...