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Monthly Archives: July 2015

The Race To Treat Spinal Cord Injury: A Comparative Analysis

Summary Four biotech companies are pursuing the treatment of spinal cord injury with the use of stem cell transplantation. Each company demonstrated efficacy in pre-clinical studies. The race is in the early stages but InVivo Therapeutics is...

Quadriplegic Artist Makes Incredible Paintings Using Only His Mouth

Nothing will ever come between Henry Fraser and his love for art. Fraser, an England-based painter, was paralyzed after a traumatic accident six years ago. While vacationing in Portugal with a few friends, Fraser dove off...

Kennedy Krieger’s spinal cord injury center gives patients hope

Center has helped 2K in over 10 years gain independence BALTIMORE —The International Center for Spinal Cord Injury at Kennedy Krieger is celebrating 10 years. In that time, the center has helped more than 2,000...

ReWalk Robotics Launches ReWalk 6.0: the Company’s Sixth Generation Personal System for Home &...

This Version of the ReWalk Personal Exoskeleton Offers Users the Fastest Walking Speed, Most Natural Gait, and the Most Precise Fit of Any Exoskeleton ReWalk Robotics Ltd., the leading global exoskeleton manufacturer, unveiled today the...

REINVENTING THE WHEEL: Stories of Life After Spinal Cord Injury

21 Photographers + 21 People with Spinal Cord Injury = 21 Photo Stories about ABILITY The NATIONAL MUSEUM OF HEALTH + MEDICINE CHICAGO, with KEEPSAYK LLC, a pioneering Chicago Tech Startup, and BACKBONES, a nonprofit...

Injured Manitoba jockey Alyssa Selman determined to ride again

Selman thrown from horse, injured spine during race at Assiniboia Downs in June A Manitoba jockey who suffered a serious spinal cord injury during a race in June says she is determined to ride again. Alyssa...

Questions with Bob Sansevere Quadriplegic athlete Jennifer Peterson

In 1983, at age 17, Jennifer Peterson was injured while downhill skiing. The injury left her a quadriplegic, with no use of her legs and limited use of her arms. While her body was...

5 key notes on cervical spinal cord injury treatment delays

A new study published in Spine examines the reasons for treating cervical spinal cord injury late. The researchers examined 2,636 patients for the study. They used the National Trauma Data Bank Research Data Set to...

Essendon woman takes up Run Melbourne challenge in wheelchair

GEORGINA Fiorentino thought her life was over when she lost feeling in her legs and became reliant on a wheelchair. “You go through a whole process in your mind that it’s all too...

Injured Monroe teen adapts to new life

The remarkable recovery continues for 19-year-old Mikey Nichols following a devastating spinal cord injury he suffered during a high school hockey game last year. The injury has left the Monroe Township native relegated to a...