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Monthly Archives: November 2016

Technology helps quadriplegic Miss. man hunt deer, drive, paint

MERIDIAN, Miss. — A little more than 30 years ago, as an 11th grader, Evan Edwards broke his neck during a tackle in a football game. A C4-5 quadriplegic, the eastern Mississippi man cannot...

World-first resort and health spa for people with spinal cord injuries Sargood On Collaroy...

A WORLD-FIRST resort and health spa for people with spinal cord injuries is nearing completion on the northern beaches. The $22 million Sargood On Collaroy has uninterrupted views of the beach and includes 17 specially...

Quadriplegic uses painting skills to inspire others

Cape Town - After losing the use of his limbs 14 years ago, Brenton Swartz could have given up on life. He was shot, leaving him paralysed from the neck down. But the quadriplegic, who...

Experimental scaffold hasn’t reversed her paralysis, but she’s embraced life ‘with wheels as legs’

Jesi Stracham used to captivate biotech investors and inadvertently move markets with social media posts documenting her dogged quest to get out of her wheelchair and back onto her feet. These days, the energetic 24-year-old North...

Quadriplegic woman embraces future as mother after IVF treatment

BABY Reagan stretches his hands as he lies on a pillow on his mother’s lap. Nicole Crawford gently kisses his fingers, wondrous at the miracle that is his birth. She can only feel and touch...

Grant Awarded to Spot Urinary Tract Infections among Spinal Cord Injury Patients

WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 16, 2016) — Suzanne Groah, MD, MSPH, has been awarded a $500,000 grant by the Craig H. Neilsen Foundation to support screening for urinary tract infections (UTIs) among patients with spinal...

Spinal Cord Syndromes: Paramedic Trauma

Detailed discussion of the spinal cord syndromes. https://youtu.be/A5itvOy5b_U

InfiniteInclusion Flashmob by Infinite Flow – A Wheelchair Dance Company

https://youtu.be/qOo4sxTQu3A Infinite Flow, a nonprofit and America's first professional wheelchair ballroom dance company, performed a massive flash mob at 4:30pm on Sunday November 13, 2016 at the Venice Beach Boardwalk. Approximately 100 dancers of all...

Adaptive Equipment for Spinal Cord Injury

https://youtu.be/MA7wzvTqXfM Adaptive Equipment - devices that make daily living easier. help protect you from injury improve your comfort and function help you live more independently An Occupational Therapist (OT) helps people live more independently. An OT can...

Spinal cord rehabilitation and repair: an interview with Quentin Barraud

Spinal cord repair and rehabilitation is a difficult but important topic to research, can you please give a brief overview of research in this field? There are many grades of spinal cord injuries, in terms...