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Monthly Archives: September 2017

Wheelchair no barrier for rescue worker

'There are no words to describe the things I've seen,' says photographer Being confined to a wheelchair Being a wheelchair user with a spinal cord injury didn’t stop one determined Michoacán man from contributing to...

Teen rescuer who become quadriplegic celebrates 50 years in a wheelchair

Half a century in a wheelchair – it’s not a milestone celebrated often, if at all. But Peter Kuprijanow is not your average person. Hailing from Killara, Mr Kuprijanow and his friends were the talk of...

‘I never got to thank the stranger who saved my life’ – Coldplay fan...

Rob O'Byrne was left in a wheelchair after he dived into the shallow end of a swimming pool A Dublin man has described his "nightmare holiday" after he was left paralysed in a freak accident...

They created a computer station — and changed a quadriplegic patient’s life

With hard work and ingenuity, three VCU occupational therapy students devised a swiveling computer table that will help Derrick Bayard increase his independence. Before dawn on Aug. 8, Derrick Bayard began having severe...

Indiana AgrAbility Project keeps farming accessible for all

Twenty years ago, Justin Hosler met a man he shared two things with: life-changing injuries that rendered both of them unable to walk and physical therapy sessions. In rehabilitation, it bothered Hosler to watch...

Quadriplegic is living a full life

Bungee jumping, paragliding and kite-surfing. Not everyone can do these extreme sports, but these are just a few of the things that Brenton Swartz, a quadriplegic, ticks off his bucket list. Swartz from Atlantis outside...

UCI heads $8 million NSF-funded project to develop brain-computer interface

Implantable technology to restore sensation and walking in spinal cord injury patients Irvine, Calif., Sept. 13, 2017 — The National Science Foundation has awarded $8 million to a consortium led by the University of California,...

Spinal Injury Survivors Deliver Powerful Performances; Leave Audience Spell-Bound

Sakshi Malik Turns Up to Support the Cause as Indian Spinal Injuries Centre Observes Spinal Cord Injury Day at Talkatora Stadium Survivors of serious spinal injuries led the celebrations, putting on display a series of...

Real-life ‘Iron Man’: Paralyzed surgeon uses standing wheelchair to perform surgeries

https://youtu.be/QKLemdYK-wM Dr. Chris McCullough of the Morristown Medical Center uses a $20,000 dollar standing wheelchair enabling him to perform five to six surgeries a day.

What’s the Latest in Spinal Cord Injury Technology?

Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) patients come to Burke’s inpatient acute rehabilitation program directly from the hospital/trauma center where they were treated and stabilized to prevent further damage to the spinal cord. Once at Burke,...