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Monthly Archives: April 2016

Indiana woman with quadriplegia embraces joys, challenges of motherhood

As each of her children grew inside her womb, Joni Vanderwoude felt nothing — not the fluttering first kicks in the beginning, not the...

Finding a new outlet through quadriplegic rugby

https://youtu.be/95QF3-JK4Xs Team captain Earl Bowser uses the backs of his hands to push his titanium wheelchair across the battle-worn gym floor, carrying a volleyball in...

‘You can still live life’

In a few days, Drew Cumpson will be marking the fifth anniversary of an event that dramatically changed his life — but one which...

Long after his accident, Sam Schmidt takes the wheel again thanks to Project SAM

Sam Schmidt was paralyzed in a testing accident in 2000. Now he can drive again. In the late 90s, Sam Schmidt had a promising career...
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Cerebral Palsy Guidance

We provide vital guidance and assistance to parents of a child with cerebral palsy. Cerebral Palsy Guidance was created to provide answers and assistance to...

Help shape the future of SCI treatment

The path to recovery from spinal cord injury (SCI) is full of challenges. If you’re interested in taking part in research to evaluate investigational therapies...

Quadriplegic artist uses mouth to create masterpieces

SPICEWOOD, TEXAS - A local artist is creating masterpieces in a very unique way after he fractured two vertebrae. "About 15 years ago, I was...

Researchers discover role of protein in neuron sprouting

Role of adaptor protein CD2AP in neuron sprouting discovered by UofL researchers could lead to therapies for Alzheimer’s disease, stroke recovery and spinal cord...

Researchers find possible treatment for suppressed immunity from spine injuries

Scientists report in Nature Neuroscience they have identified an underlying cause of dangerous immune suppression in people with high level spinal cord injuries and...

Quadriplegic Kiwi wakeboarder Brad Smeele back on the water

Brad Smeele, pictured here at the recently opened cable wake park at Auckland's Onehunga Lagoon, has been out on the water to watch his...