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Monthly Archives: May 2017

Quadriplegic man gaining independence after vision surgery

It took a week for them to discover Marshall Burningham was wearing contacts. The 30-year-old man has worn contacts or glasses most of his life. But after a November fall left him a quadriplegic, glasses...

Spinal Cord Injury Research: Mayo Clinic Radio

https://youtu.be/OubpMu-2EcE Dr. Kristin Zhao, director of Mayo Clinic's Assistive and Restorative Technology Laboratory, and Dr. Kendall Lee, director of Mayo Clinic's Neural Engineering Laboratory, will discuss research that has successfully used intense physical therapy and...

The Adventures of Frank and Mustard

The Adventures of Frank and Mustard is a children's book that was inspired by Simon Calcavecchia's experiences of living with quadriplegia. The reason we created this book is to express Simon's life experiences in a...

Realising There Is Life After Spinal Cord Injury Inspired Me To Help Others

As I put down the phone, I really felt for my new mentee Laura and what she was going through. When you have a spinal cord injury, people assume that it just means you...
Neuroscientists at University of Alberta

New discovery in spinal cord injuries shows oxygen can improve blood flow and restore...

A new discovery at the University of Alberta will fundamentally alter how we view spinal cord function and rehabilitation after spinal cord injuries (SCI). Neuroscientists found that spinal blood flow in rats was unexpectedly...