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Monthly Archives: September 2018

UofL research helps spinal cord injury patients take steps

Two research participants living with traumatic, motor complete spinal cord injury are able to walk over ground thanks to epidural stimulation paired with daily locomotor training. In addition, these and two other participants achieved...

Spinal cord stimulation, physical therapy help paralyzed man stand, walk with assistance

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Spinal cord stimulation and physical therapy have helped a man paralyzed since 2013 regain his ability to stand and walk with assistance. The results, achieved in a research collaboration between Mayo...

Disabled people concerned about plastic straw ban

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 22 — Banning plastic straws will affect people with physical disabilities as reusable alternatives are not safe for them, a spinal cord injury association has said. The Malaysian Spinal Cord Injury Advocacy...

Quadriplegic, Zack Collie Talks About Spinal Cord Awareness Month!

https://youtu.be/E8eB4P3ehik Quadriplegic, Zack Collie Talks About Spinal Cord Awareness Month! Support Zack Collie: https://www.patreon.com/zackcollie Thank you for all of the support! Reenactment of Zack's injury: https://youtu.be/dzS0Nbl5V5E Definition of a Quadriplegic: https://youtu.be/5aN4RGjY_fU Zack Collie's YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC2BtIaeHx92IQhn-nw6QMqg

Inspiring, long-surviving disability advocate Walt Lawrence grateful for 50 years of support

He’s been paralyzed from the neck down for 50 years and that makes Walt Lawrence either the longest surviving ventilator-dependent quadriplegic in B.C. or darn close to it. “He’s outlived any statistical, predictive model. He’s...

MossRehab: Managing Emotional Health After Spinal Cord Injury

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tD9PL8psx-U Following a spinal cord injury, people may feel a wide range of emotions including anger, confusion, sadness, shock and frustration. In this installment of the Living With a Spinal Cord Injury series from MossRehab,...

MossRehab: Managing Autonomic Dysreflexia After Spinal Cord Injury

https://youtu.be/8OIY6JBAZ-s People with spinal cord injures at or above T6 may be at risk for a condition called autonomic dysreflexia that can result in a dangerous spike in blood pressure. In this installment of the Living...

How a ‘nightmare’ motorcycle accident sparked a quadriplegic’s entrepreneurial inspiration

After his physiotherapy ended, a quadriplegic created his own wall gym Antonio Ramunno knew he shouldn't have been out on his motorcycle, but it was such a beautiful night. It was almost four years ago....

Freewheeling bush adventures in a wheelchair

Wheelchair access gets a whole new meaning Her studies were almost over and alumna, Helen Smith, had plans. Then a single event meant she had to reach her goals via a very different path. Now...

UCLA scientist gives couple hope while searching for a cure for paralysis

Mark Pollock, Simone George tell their remarkable life story in new TED talk If you think listening to a paralyzed, blind man discuss his life does not sound uplifting, meet Mark Pollock. Social psychologist Amy...