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Monthly Archives: May 2016

Pants Up Easy

Pants Up Easy... is designed to help wheelchair users and people with spinal-cord injuries get dressed. If you’re paraplegic, odds are you spend hours a day struggling to get your pants on. Fed up with...

Improving cell transplantation after spinal cord injury: When, where and how?

Spinal cord injuries are mostly caused by trauma, often incurred in road traffic or sporting incidents, often with devastating and irreversible consequences, and unfortunately having a relatively high prevalence (250,000 patients in the USA;...

Misfortune won’t get the better of quadriplegic filmmaker Paddy Slattery

In the 20 years since a car crash left him quadriplegic, filmmaker Paddy Slattery has found nothing but opportunity, inspiration and happiness Paddy Slattery remembers feeling surprised that he had not noticed before that his...

SpinalRoots.net

I broke my back in an accident, in 1996, which left me as a paraplegic wheelchair user. I went through a conventional rehabilitation process and after leaving hospital I spent four years striving to...

Disability Motorcycle Aids

Helping those with issues that make it difficult to ride their motorcycles, Using twin dual hand brakes and electronic shifters, modified foot controls, wheelchair carriers, custom motorcycle adaptions, disabled biker modifications for motorcycles, disability...

InCube Labs Announces $10 Million Department of Defense (DoD) Subcontract

Company will Collaborate with The University of Pittsburgh to Develop an Implantable Device for Spinal Cord Injury Patients SAN ANTONIO, May 24, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- InCube Labs, a multi-disciplinary life sciences R&D lab, today...

Watch a Driver With Quadriplegia Hit 152 MPH at the Indianapolis 500

https://youtu.be/XCm1zCkSHEo The technology has "promising humanitarian applications off the track." Sam Schmidt wasn’t one of the official drivers at yesterday’s 100th Indianapolis 500, but his speed record is still notable. Schmidt, a former IndyCar driver, has been...

Control a computer with your tongue

New device would let severely paralyzed people surf the Web PHOENIX, Ariz. — A new tongue-controlled computer mouse would allow someone with no working arms or legs to use a computer. With such a device,...

Experimental procedure aimed at repairing spinal cord shows promise

An experimental procedure aimed at repairing spinal cord injuries is showing promise. It uses stem cells in the damaged areas in hopes of restoring function and movement. And for one patient, it is promising. On April...

Costco Auto Program Announces New Mobility Vehicle Offerings for Costco Members

Costco Auto Program today announced an exclusive partnership with BraunAbility, the world’s leading manufacturer of wheelchair accessible vehicles. Costco members in eight select markets will receive low, prearranged pricing on new or pre-owned mobility...