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Yearly Archives: 2015

With UK Doctor’s Support, Former Ms. Wheelchair Kentucky Finds Few Limitations in Life

Published: January 6, 2015 | Spinal Cord Injury: ,

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.

Motocross rider Bruce Cook lands back flip after spinal injury

Published: January 6, 2015 | Spinal Cord Injury: ,

Bruce CookOne 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.

Amy Van Dyken Foundation

Published: January 5, 2015 | Spinal Cord Injury: ,
www.AmyVanDyken.org
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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.

Finding A New Normal After An Accident

Published: January 4, 2015 | Spinal Cord Injury: , ,

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.

Queensbury firefighter paralysed in bike crash is now helping spinal patients snorkel

Published: January 3, 2015

helping spinal patients snorkelA 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.

‘Use it or lose it’ treatment for spinal injuries

Published: January 1, 2015

use it or lose it studyWEST 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.

NY bride walks down aisle making a dream come true

Published: January 1, 2015 | Spinal Cord Injury: , ,

AUSABLE FORKS, N.Y. – An Ausable Forks woman is starting 2015 by making a dream come true.

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