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Monthly Archives: February 2018

Steve Emt Wheelchair Curling

Once a College Basketball Player, Paralyzed Athlete Now Curls

Steve Emt was rolling himself up a hill to a pie shop in Falmouth, Massachusetts, when the coach of a wheelchair curling team noticed the former UConn basketball player. The shop's name was Pie in...
Dinesh Palipana

‘I might be quadriplegic, but I’m your doctor’

When medical student Dinesh Palipana suffered a severe spinal injury in a car crash, he was told his dream of becoming a doctor was over. Now he's Queensland's first quadriplegic doctor, working at one...

Paralysis Couldn’t Keep This Minnesota Farmer Down

A snowmobile accident left Ryan Buck paralyzed from the chest down. Ten years ago, Ryan Buck and Lauren Carlson had bright plans for their future. Ryan, 26, was a farmer in Goodhue, Minnesota, who sold...

Electrical implant could improve daily activities for people with spinal cord injuries: study

https://youtu.be/Jdk7BGL2ZNc An experimental treatment that sends electrical currents through the spinal cord has improved “invisible” yet debilitating side effects for a B.C. man with a spinal cord injury. A diving accident six years ago left Isaac...

Para-football gave Colin Shields ‘something to work towards and enjoy’

Colin Shields is on the brink of representing his country at a sport he loves, something that would have been inconceivable seven years ago when an accident at work left him paralysed. The 37-year-old has...

How Makeup Artist Steph Aiello Pursued Her Cosmetology Career After Becoming Quadriplegic

In 2010, one day before she was supposed to start cosmetology school, Steph Aiello was involved in a car crash that left her paralyzed from the waist down with limited ability to move her...

“I have a lot of sports to play”, says wheelchair basketball player Kartiki Patel

Kartiki is headed for the Asian Para Games qualifiers in Bangkok next month Almost 10 years ago, Kartiki Patel woke up in a hospital bed and couldn’t feel her legs. She was relieved, though,...

Paralyzed Vermont woman receives hundreds of Valentine’s Day cards to decorate hospital room

https://youtu.be/26KwZ-Ly_0g COLCHESTER, Vt. — There's a patient wing at Fanny Allen in Colchester that's filled with a whole lot of love. "I've gotten cards from all over the place (like) New Mexico, Colorado, Florida, California, Washington...

Spinal cord injuries can’t keep three Arkansans from living

Jen Goodwin did everything she was supposed to do -- she graduated from college, bought her first house and accepted her dream job in Little Rock. Then in 2008 she decided to spend a...

Paralyzed in 2014 crash that killed her beloved husband, Robinette Tilley stays in family...

Robinette Tilley is the boss. The fact that she rides a wheelchair now instead of a motorcycle hasn’t changed that. Tilley was in her customary spot, sitting behind her husband, Don, on his Harley-Davidson when...