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Monthly Archives: July 2017

Asterias Biotherapeutics Receives FDA Clearance to Enroll C-4 Patients in SCiStar Study

Ability to enroll patients with second most common cervical spinal cord injury broadens eligible population for SCiStar study and future trials FREMONT, Calif., July 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Asterias Biotherapeutics, Inc. (NYSE MKT: AST), a...

Guy in Wheelchair Crowd Surfs to Join Coldplay On Stage in Dublin

https://youtu.be/DKXTBjYuqls A Coldplay fan crowd-surfed over to the stage in his wheelchair and was then invited on to perform with the band. Amazing. During last night's show in Croke Park, Dublin, last night Coldplay front-man...

Disabled Veterans Using Rowing To Push Forward

https://youtu.be/i1cqxQ8f6JU Disabled veterans David Graham and John Fay would like to use their stories as an example to others facing disabilities or hardships in life, that the key is to keep pushing forward. (CBSDFW.COM) – John...

Injured Olympian defies doctors to walk for his wedding

On good days, American high jumper Jamie Nieto can shuffle 130 steps without a cane or walker. It’s an important distance — about the length from the altar to the church door. His vow: Make...

Quadriplegic Drives 2016 Corvette Z06 — Jay Leno’s Garage

https://youtu.be/YyexjfEwp4k Driving with a disability can be a huge accomplishment, whether it is an amputation or something more severe. In Sam Schmidt's case, it couldn't get more severe. In 2001 Sam was paralyzed when his...

Washing Hands – How To | Quadriplegic (C5,C6,C7)

https://youtu.be/rNcZo0_Yisk Washing hands after experiencing a Spinal Cord Injury is an important role in preventing UTI's (Urinary Tract Infections). Being a quadriplegic with no hand dexterity is difficult to do normal tasks, so hopefully, this...

Toyota robot helps Army ranger paralyzed in Afghanistan

https://youtu.be/t5-uqGllcp8 For the first time, Toyota has tested its in-home robot in the United States. The automaker, which has a growing interest in robotics and home mobility, spent three days testing with a paralyzed Army ranger...

Overcoming a Spinal Cord Injury: Claire’s Story

https://youtu.be/dOoKGn_3KdM A spinal injury at 17 didn't stop Claire Freeman achieving her dreams of completing a design degree, Masters and now PhD in the powerchair. Despite ticking things off her bucket-list, she was severely depressed. In...