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Monthly Archives: November 2017

Disability doesn’t prevent rural Iowa County man from coaching dance team

BARNEVELD — Jeremy Amble always wanted to be a dairy farmer, but after a car accident on May 25, 1991, his goals quickly changed. Amble suffered a spinal cord injury in that accident, leaving him...

Twenty years after paralyzing fall, Tasha Schuh’s life is an open book

Tasha Schuh is used to getting embarrassing questions about her sex life. Schuh, paralyzed from the chest down since she fell through a stage trap door in 1997 during a rehearsal for her high school...

Let’s Roll Out ALS

Eddy Lefrançois built his site to share information regarding my diagnosis with ALS, and raise awareness about this terrible disease — please read about Eddy's journey with ALS since the early 90s. He has...

Epidural Stimulation- Breakthrough Treatment for Spinal Cord Injury

https://youtu.be/pTwNsIM7HMc Today the Epidural Stimulation Procedure brings new hope for Patients with Spinal Cord Injury. This Breakthrough treatment comprises of the Epidural Stimulation surgery where the Epidural Stimulator is implanted in the Patient's Spine and...

Spinal Cord Research Participant Shares Journey to Recovery

https://youtu.be/9rTxxCbDmtU?t=9m53s Steve Adubato goes on-location to the Kessler Foundation’s 16th annual "Stroll ‘N Roll" and speaks with Rosalie Hannigan, a Kessler spinal cord research participant, about her accident and her journey to recover her mobility. Visit...

What is life like with a spinal cord injury?

Having a spinal cord injury changes some things forever, but you can still have a full and rewarding life. A saying among people who have a spinal cord injury is, “Before your injury, you...

Toyota Mobility Unlimited Challenge

The Toyota Mobility Foundation, in partnership with Nesta’s Challenge Prize Centre, has launched a $4 million US dollar global challenge to change the lives of people with lower-limb paralysis, culminating in the unveiling of...

Specialty wheelchairs help athletes thrive

 TAMPA (FOX 13) - They are athletes who have faced more challenges than sports but there's a company in Pinellas Park giving them a competitive edge with the right set of wheels. Top End Wheelchairs...

Eye-Driven Wheelchair Gives Quadriplegics More Independence

For quadriplegics, life can be extremely isolated. Those without the ability to control their arms, legs or head must rely entirely on a caregiver to move, or even turn around, their wheelchair. One cause of...

Couple comes closer together by seeking paralysis cure and competing in New York City...

This couple is in it for the long haul. For Rob Summers, 31, and Julie Grauert, 34, the New York City Marathon was an opportunity to fund-raise for a cause near and dear to their...