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Monthly Archives: January 2015

Morphine might take away pain, but does it do more harm than good?

The damaging effects of giving morphine after a major injury A soldier on the battlefield, a driver in a car accident, a nursing home resident taking a bad fall—all of these scenarios can lead to...

Quadriplegic veteran to receive stem cell treatments

LAWTON, Okla. A stem cell surgery procedure, not yet approved by the FDA, could give a local paralyzed veteran the use of his arms again. Two years ago, retired Senior Airman Ted "TJ" Williams was...

TED Video: Paralyzed Lab Rat Walks Again after New Spinal Cord Injury Treatment

It only takes a moment for an accident to sever or damage an individual’s spinal cord enough to result in paralysis. In this amazing TED Talks video, on research scientist explains how his team...

With UK Doctor’s Support, Former Ms. Wheelchair Kentucky Finds Few Limitations in Life

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_MM6gYJOEb0 LEXINGTON, Ky. (Jan. 6, 2015) — Pockets on the backside of pants are useless for people who sit in a wheelchair all day. And low-waist jeans can be uncomfortably tight and, even worse, an...

Motocross rider Bruce Cook lands back flip after spinal injury

One year after he injured his spinal cord, Bruce Cook says he has come a long way Motocross stunt rider Bruce Cook has taken to old adage "once you fall off the horse; get back...

Amy Van Dyken Foundation

We Improve The Lives Of People With Spinal Cord Injuries! What Amy Van Dyken-Rouen did in 2014 to flip her near-death tragedy into a much admired recovery – along with her breakout plans for 2015...

Finding A New Normal After An Accident

DENVER — The Colorado mountains attract people who love the outdoors. But when one Michigan man moved here last year, he was seriously injured in a mountain biking accident. It turns out, James Murtha could...

Queensbury firefighter paralysed in bike crash is now helping spinal patients snorkel

A Queensbury firefighter who was paralysed in a cycling accident is now using his love of scuba diving to help other patients with spinal injuries. Pete Lau had travelled the world scuba diving and had...

‘Use it or lose it’ treatment for spinal injuries

WEST Australian researchers are taking part in an innovative 'use it or lose it' approach to treating spinal injuries, with the potential to revolutionise the way such injuries are treated. Three randomised control trials are...

NY bride walks down aisle making a dream come true

AUSABLE FORKS, N.Y. - An Ausable Forks woman is starting 2015 by making a dream come true. An accident six years ago left Michaela Bushey a quadriplegic, but Thursday the bride walked down the aisle. Bushey,...