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Monthly Archives: May 2015

Quadriplegic sailing instructor defying odds of disability

WHISKEYTOWN LAKE, Calif. - Michael Strahle is a quadriplegic sailing instructor at Whiskeytown Lake but he isn't letting his disability define him or stop him from doing what he loves. Strahle became paralyzed from the...

Introducing HARMONY, an Advanced Rehabilitation Robot

https://www.youtube.com/watch?t=10&v=9EF1hmdt83c Developed at the Cockrell School of Engineering, HARMONY is a first-of-its-kind, two-armed rehabilitation exoskeleton that is poised to revolutionize the field of rehabilitative robotics. Read more: http://bit.ly/1R5EaWc.

Nervous System Function and Autonomic Dysreflexia

The nervous system controls movement, sensation, thinking and behavioral activities. It consists of various elements which comprise the whole complex working process. It is not segmented as individual working parts but rather a very...

Numbers Tell The Tale Of The Wings For Life World Run

Now the dust has settled on an unforgettable day of running and inspiration, the numbers that lie behind the second Wings for Life World Run show how the event captured the world’s imagination. Encouraged and...

15 years on ventilator: Hockessin man fosters awareness

It's the hugs that Jay Hawthorne misses most. A ventilator-dependent quadriplegic for the last 15 years, Hawthorne used to enjoy feeling his grandmother's comforting presence envelop him. A ladies' man, he used to bench press...