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Monthly Archives: November 2016

Woman doesn’t let spinal cord injury keep her off the racetrack

"Life after spinal injury doesn't have to be any worse, it just has to be different." Sometimes you do something just because someone tells you...
Tamara Mena

No barrier is unbreakable! By Tamara Mena

https://youtu.be/whvu8yY1-Uo I am Tamara Mena and I am 30 years old. I’m a host, model, and motivational speaker. I’m a wheelchair user and paraplegic due...

He can’t fly planes, so quadriplegic Charles Brice started a business filming with drones

CHARLES Brice always planned on a career above the clouds — he just imagined it would involve flying planes, not drones. Mr Brice, 26, was...

Focus on your ability and not your disability, says Justin Vijay Jesudas

Spinal cord injury has not stopped Justin Vijay Jesudas from pursuing his dreams “All things are difficult before becoming easy,” says Justin Vijay Jesudas. After...

Brain implants allow paralysed monkeys to walk

Swiss researchers travel to China to conduct pioneering experiment. For more than a decade, neuroscientist Grégoire Courtine has been flying every few months from his...

Capturing Action Sports as a Quadriplegic Photographer

https://youtu.be/6O6NLst__oc Loren Worthington is a photographer with a unique perspective, both literally and figuratively. A spinal cord injury cost Worthington the use of three of...

Soon-to-be doctor behind new spinal cord research six years after becoming quadriplegic

MOST doctors study for years so they can help others but for Southport’s Dinesh Palipana, it is much more ­personal. A month out from his...

How to set up and track Apple Watch wheelchair workouts

People in wheelchairs no longer get treated like second-class citizens when it comes to Apple Watch’s fitness-tracking features. With the recent watchOS 3.0 update,...

Scientists find key protein for spinal cord repair

Healing protein bridges severed tissue in fish A freshwater zebrafish costs less than two bucks at the pet store, but it can do something priceless:...

Do Zebrafish Hold an Ingredient to Heal Spinal Cord Injuries?

Researchers have identified a protein in zebrafish that plays a role in helping heal major spinal cord injuries. The results, published in the 4...