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Monthly Archives: December 2015

Standing Wheelchair Gives New Mobility To Spinal Injury Victims

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mAGjGU4pq9s NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) –– According to the National Spinal Cord Injury statistical center, 270,000 Americans live with a spinal cord injury. But now, there’s a new device that gives people in wheelchairs the ability to...

The Desire: A quadriplegic makes a film on his ‘feeling, emotion’

He cannot walk or move any of his limbs, is perpetually on an automatic wheel chair and needs the support of at least two attendants round the clock. He only manages to raise his...

Stem cell research for spinal cord injury

Spinal cord injury (SCI) involves damage to the area that can cause an impairment of loss of muscle control, movement and sensation.  Currently, patients with injury to the spinal cord are managed with physical...

Exercise following spinal cord injury: physiology to therapy

Spinal cord injuries (SCIs) can have catastrophic effects on individuals resulting in loss of physical abilities and independence. Loss of the ability to perform activities of daily living reduces the quality of life. Furthermore,...

I went from trauma clinician to patient with life-changing injuries

I was a healthy physiotherapist cycling to work when I was hit by a car – and suffered the injuries I used to treat In November 2008 I was cycling through Greenwich Park as part...

‘Spinal cord injury patients need family support’

CHANDIGARH: Little did Imran Khan know that his life will change forever after an adventure trip he undertook with his friends when he was in an engineering college in Ahmednagar, Maharashtra in 2004. He...

Why We Need More Stories of Disability That Aren’t About Overcoming Disability

Most stories that reach mainstream audiences about disability require the person to "overcome" it. You’ve seen the headlines: ‘Paralyzed bride walks down the aisle’ or ‘Paralyzed student walks on graduation day.” Stories like these...

Vanderbilt study explores spinal cord stimulation to treat paralysis

A Vanderbilt neurosurgeon is looking to recruit patients with paraplegia to investigate whether intraspinal microstimulation technology can restore complex body movements. The implantation of tiny electrodes along the spinal cord has caused paralyzed animals to...

First Quadriplegic Priest on Path to Sainthood

Father William Atkinson a "tremendous witness to the rest of us" PHILADELPHIA (ChurchMilitant.com) - The cause for canonization for the first quadriplegic man ordained a priest has received the support of U.S. bishops. At the annual fall...

Christopher Hills: My Journey with Education and Technology

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z-2e093A_LY This is a video Christopher Hills made as part of a presentation he gave to Alberta Education. www.switchedonvideoediting.com.au Follow Christopher Hills on Twitter: twitter.com/iAmMaccing