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Monthly Archives: October 2018

Quadriplegic painter finds talent amid tragedy

When Brenton Swartz was just 15-years-old a stray bullet struck his neck and robbed him of his ability to walk, and use his hands...

Service Monkeys Give a Helping Hand to People With Quadriplegia

It’s not easy to make friends with a capuchin monkey. They’re willful, mischievous and, if they take it into their heads, can break any...

Stem Cell Therapy for Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury

In this presentation, Dr.Alicia Fuhrman in the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington, explains the complex and rapidly expanding field of stem cell...

Concepts in Trauma Care: Spinal Cord Injuries – MED-ED

https://youtu.be/ziKNS_JkK8w Presented by Jeff Solheim, MSN, RN, CEN, TCRN, CFRN, FAEN, FAAN Although spinal cord injuries are not as common as many other injuries associated with...

Paralyzed Veterans of America highlights the UnstoppABLE spirit of veterans in new public service...

Campaign aims to inspire all those living with a disability to be UnstoppABLE in their everyday lives WASHINGTON (October 22, 2018) — UnstoppABLE is a...

Jockey on road to recovery after racing accident in Blackfoot left her paralyzed

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — Forty-five days after the accident, Nikeela Black sat in her room at Craig Hospital cataloging all she could remember. She recalls telling...
Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation

New Health Booklets Featured on the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation Publication Page

SHORT HILLS, N.J., Oct. 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation, a nonprofit dedicated to improving quality of life for people...

Adaptive Clothing Takes Stress out of Dressing

New garments and accessories help caregivers assist those who are older or mobility challenged While no two caretakers face the same day-to-day issues, one universal...

New approach could jumpstart breathing after spinal cord injury

A research team at the Krembil Research Institute in Toronto has developed an innovative strategy that could help to restore breathing following traumatic spinal...

New technology allows spinal cord patients to drive a NASCAR race car

It was a sunny morning Thursday at Dover International Speedway, and, with a full NASCAR slate scheduled for the weekend, it came as no...