Yearly Archives: 2015
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 embarrassment when exposing skin.
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 on” to heart.
The 27-year old from Kelowna injured his spinal cord while attempting a new world record for a double front flip last January.
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 to help others with spinal-cord injuries – far surpasses what she accomplished in winning six swimming gold medals at the 1996 and 2000 Olympics.
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.
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 a passion for the outdoors, but his life changed for ever when he suffered devastating injuries when he was knocked off his bike while cycling with friends in Wensleydale in April 2014.
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 underway as part of a multi-million dollar research project involving the University of WA, eight spinal units in Australia and New Zealand, and more than 300 patients with paraplegia or quadriplegia.
AUSABLE FORKS, N.Y. – An Ausable Forks woman is starting 2015 by making a dream come true.