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Monthly Archives: October 2016

25 years later, former Lion Mike Utley won’t be defeated by spinal cord injury

FLINT, MI -- Nov. 17, 1991. Sunday afternoon. Pontiac Silverdome. The Detroit Lions were facing the Los Angeles Rams. At 50-years-old, Mike Utley can still tell...

Autonomous Vehicle Driver’s License Puts Quadriplegic Indy Racer Back on the Road

A milestone in autonomous vehicle adoption was recently reached in Nevada, when the state presented the first restricted autonomous vehicle driver’s license to Sam...

A Reboot For Wheelchair That Can Stand Up And Climb Stairs

Thirteen years ago, just as the United States began what was to become its longest war, a futuristic wheelchair hit the market. The iBOT allowed...

Ohio State Scientists Explain How Gut Microbes Change After Spinal Cord Injury

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The community of bacteria that live in our intestines, also called the “gut microbiome,” is important to normal intestinal function. Knowing...

BOOK: I’m Not Broken

Twenty-something Samantha McCormick wakes up in the hospital to learn she has a spinal cord injury from a car accident, and she’s paralyzed from...

Roll Revolution

Roll Revolution is a hub for resources, tips and tricks to thriving and connecting after a SCI. Roll Revolution will serve as a hub for...

Quadriplegic man feels touch on robotic hand with brain implant

This could be the most touchy-feely robotic limb yet. For the first time, brain stimulation has made it possible for a paralysed person to...

How-To: Yoga Poses from Your Wheelchair

Adaptive Yoga Yoga – is this evoking images of a human pretzel? The good news is that you don’t have tie yourself in a knot...

UT Southwestern Researchers Amplify Regeneration of Spinal Nerve Cells

Newswise — DALLAS – Oct. 11, 2016 – UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers successfully boosted the regeneration of mature nerve cells in the spinal...

Archer’s Challenge Has Able-Bodied People Use Wheelchairs to Highlight Inaccessibility

This week, hundreds of able-bodied people in Austin, Texas, will spend the day in a wheelchair to raise awareness of the accessibility issues people...