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Monthly Archives: January 2018

Half of spinal cord injury patients may still have some connectivity, Australian study finds

The sensation James Stanley misses most is the squidgey feeling of wet sand between his toes. Sometimes it's dangling his legs into cool water, and the feeling of soft grass under his feet. "They're very...

Adaptive Automotive Equipment Options for People with Spinal Cord Injuries

https://vimeo.com/252725145 This webinar will highlight a range of topics pertaining to adaptive automotive equipment for personal use and information for allied health care practitioners and other stakeholders in understanding and advocating for individuals seeking automotive...

Disabled TV Host’s Speech ‘Why Am I Still Alive’ Which Has Inspired Millions Despite...

You might have come across her inspirational speech being shared online, in which she talked about how her husband jumped out of the car and saved himself while she survived with grave injuries in...

Brett Colonell: An Artist in Training

When Brett Colonell took up sketching as a hobby years ago, he didn’t know yet how it would one day evolve into an integral part of his life. Even now, as he explores art...

People with tetraplegia gain rapid use of brain-computer interface

For a brain-computer interface (BCI) to be truly useful for a person with tetraplegia, it should be ready whenever it's needed, with minimal expert intervention, including the very first time it's used. In a...

This hand exoskeleton for people with paralysis can be controlled by brainwaves

People with limited mobility or paralysis could be able to use their hands again thanks to a robotic exoskeleton which can be controlled by brainwaves. The lightweight and portable devices are being developed in the...

Quadriplegic with ‘Extreme Home Makeover’ defies odds, still improving

Brian Keefer has always been an adrenaline junkie. A 2008 gymnastics accident in which Keefer suffered a spinal cord injury that left him a quadriplegic could have stopped him, but it didn't. "Brian’s had some adventures...

Feinstein Institute study sheds light on combating infections tied to spinal cord injury

Dr. Ona E. Bloom, Feinstein Institute for Medical Research , associate professor has uncovered that white blood cell genes are present at different levels in people with spinal cord injury. These findings, published yesterday online...

For more than 30 years, A-1 Scuba and Craig Hospital have partnered to provide...

Deep beneath the surface of a crystal blue pool or a dark green ocean, differences tend to fade. As a former physical therapist at Craig Hospital of Englewood and longtime scuba diver, Scott Taylor...

NeoMano Robotic Glove Helps Paralyzed Hands Grip Again

The glove helps people with a spinal cord injury perform everyday tasks like holding a cup or brushing their teeth. A spinal cord injury can have a lasting effect on the quality of the life...