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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...

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...

‘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...

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....

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...