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Monthly Archives: August 2018

Driving with a Spinal Cord Injury

https://youtu.be/ASmT23e8w_Q For this video with Aaron Baker, we head to his business, CORE (Center for Restorative Exercise) where he meets up with Steve, Xander and Alex, all whom use hand controls. We check out how each...

Regenerating Axons Across Complete Spinal Cord Injury

In a collaboration led by EPFL (Ecole polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne) in Switzerland and UCLA (University of California at Los Angeles) in the USA, scientists have now understood the underlying biological mechanisms required for...
Rachelle Chapman

Rachelle Chapman, quadriplegic mother shares journey, answers tough questions in her new blog

It's been eight years since the night of Rachelle Chapman's Bachelorette party where a playful push into a pool left her quadriplegic. Since then, Rachelle became a wife, starred in a TLC television show, joined...

Spinal Neurons Grown From Stem Cells For First Time

Modern medicine has still not managed to crack the problem of spinal cord injuries that result in significant paralysis or loss of functional status. There are numerous factors that influence the inability to restore movement...

Neuroscientists restore significant bladder control to 5 men with spinal cord injuries

In UCLA study, magnetic stimulation of lower spine eliminates need for catheter for up to 4 weeks More than 80 percent of the 250,000 Americans living with a spinal cord injury lose the ability to...

A paraplegic scuba diver is helping disabled swimmers achieve their dreams

Nine years after a terrifying scuba accident crushed his spine, a paraplegic scuba diver is back in the water helping disabled divers. Rich Osborn, 30, was teaching scuba diving on the Mediterranean island of Cyprus...

Man inspires change on cross-state wheelchair ride

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jMvidXtqWvM SPOKANE, Wash. - From Coeur d'Alene to the Cascades, one Washington man is going the distance to prove that everyone should be able to access the outdoors. Ian Mackay, 36, started his outdoor odyssey Sunday,...
wheelchair paintball

People with quadriplegia and paraplegia get a chance to experience paintball in an epic...

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va - On Monday, a group of 20 quadriplegics and paraplegics in wheelchairs battled head-to-head on the paintball field to spread a great message. You can’t hesitate during paintball but don't tell this...

Could nose cells treat spinal cord injuries?

Scientists developing robust method to treat spinal cord injuries using nose cells Researchers have designed a new way to grow nose cells in the lab heralding hope for sufferers of spinal cord injuries, including those...
Hand Function after Spinal Cord Injury

Hand Function after Spinal Cord Injury

https://youtu.be/nGU3dAMlXCg Learn how three people with tetraplegia (quadriplegia) have improved their hand function and increased their independence through a combination of techniques, exercises and tools. After watching, please complete a 2-minute video feedback survey at...