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Monthly Archives: August 2016

Utah’s longest-living quadriplegic who never stops moving

SALT LAKE CITY — Becky Reeve was going to be the world’s greatest missionary and then the world’s greatest mother — until a car...

Using VR and an exoskeletons to help paraplegics regain movement

After twelve months, eight patients and 2,052 sessions spread over 1,958 hours, Duke University is publishing some promising results from a study seeking to...

Gene Behind Long Body Of Snake May Help Patients With Spinal Injuries

Snakes owe their long and slithery bodies to "junk DNA," large chunks of the reptile's genome that scientists once thought to be useless. The...

German social court rules ReWalk exoskeleton medically necessary for patient with SCI

ReWalk Robotics announced the first ruling by the Social Welfare Court of Speyer which declared the ReWalk exoskeleton system was medically necessary and should...

Meet Catfish Chris

http://dai.ly/x4n2wka Fourteen years ago, a car crash left Chris paralyzed from the chest down—but he didn’t let that keep him from fishing. The article for this...

Spinal cord injury patients may benefit from using exoskeleton earlier in treatment

Cumming School study first in Canada to examine whether using robotic device immediately following injuries promotes recovery Researchers from the University of Calgary’s Cumming...

Could this be the first smart car for quadriplegics?

In a time where the driverless automated car is becoming a modern reality, we are provided with great potential to make things previously improbable...

Just Don’t Dive! Go in Feet First to Avoid Spinal Cord Injuries

Diving into a pool or lake during summer activities may land you in a wheelchair for the rest of your life; over 800 people...
New Zealand Spinal Cord Impairment Action Plan 2014–2019

Spinal cord impairment registry goes live

A national registry which goes live today will lead to better services and better care and support for people living with a spinal cord...