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Monthly Archives: May 2016

Cooling improves quality of life for spinal cord injury patients

A study looking at reducing the severity of spinal injuries by reducing a patient's body temperature immediately after an accident is entering a new...

Spasticity and Spinal Cord Injury: 3 Common Triggers

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d6464XZNLgc Bladder, Bowel and Skin issues - If there is a sudden change in spasticity over a short period of time, it really makes you...

Paralyzed grandma given gift of play with her family

https://youtu.be/RHHfChe_LLo Donna Lowich lives with quadriplegia, so interacting with her grandchildren does not come easy. Until she was given Adaptoys, which opened up the world...

Travis Roy to Receive Honorary Degree

Former Terrier hockey player now major supporter of spinal cord research https://youtu.be/Il_n5jBQifM In the video above, Travis Roy reflects on his life 20 years after a...

John the Barber: beats odds to cut hair again, even from a wheelchair

Getting shot six times and becoming paralyzed from the chest-down didn’t stop John “So Icey John” Sharp from becoming one of the best barbers...

Stem Cell Therapy for Spinal Cord Injury: A Status Report

New Hope for Paralyzed Patients? If you have a spinal cord injury, recent reports on stem cell therapy look like a dream come true. Like...

Paralysis couldn’t stop US skydiver from keeping his Wings for Life

DUBAI // Taking a painful incident and turning it into something positive is how paralysed US skydiver Jarrett Martin has responded in helping to...

‘I decided to have a recovery’: Rhiannon Tracey’s next big step

Rhiannon Tracey was two months shy of her 21st birthday when she found herself face down in a pool of water. In Bali, on a...