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Monthly Archives: June 2015

Majority of patients with traumatic spinal cord injuries develop adverse events during acute care

The majority of patients recovering from traumatic spinal cord injuries developed an adverse event during acute hospital care at rates significantly higher than previously...

Pain, paralysis “just life” for Surrey man

It wasn’t that long ago that Dan Thomas thought he had it all. After years of hard work – he bought his first dump truck...

London’s bionic man making impressive strides

Mitch Brogan is among those rare few who refuses to take no for an answer. When doctors told him he would never walk again after...

The most, and least, wheelchair accessible cities: a quadriplegic’s guide

Last week, CityMetric reported on RATP's interactive map of the Paris Metro. It has a button you can press to see where on the...

A year on from fall, life is looking up

Injured wakeboarder Brad Smeele is forging an independent life in a newly modified home after a horror crash left him a quadriplegic almost a...

Paralyzed veteran opens Tampa center for those with spinal cord injuries

When the room was just four concrete walls, before it was outfitted with state-of-the-art therapy equipment and a sign that says "Never ever give...

Olfactory cells transplanted to treat spinal cord injury

Three years after they treated patients with spinal cord injury in a randomized clinical trial with transplanted cells from the patients' olfactory mucosa (nasal...

20 Years Later: Travis Roy Reflects On Life-Altering Injury, Foundation

BOSTON (CBS) — It’s been 20 years since Travis Roy’s hockey career came to an end, just 11 seconds after it began. A freshman at...

Woman with Disabilities: How Accessible is the Road to Motherhood?

There are 27 million women with disabilities in the United States according to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Many of these women will have...

‘It’s never been a sad day’

Ten years after a car accident left her quadriplegic, Katie Charboneau is celebrating what she jokingly calls "Happy Broke My Neck Day." This may be...