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Yearly Archives: 2018

Recovery from Spinal Cord Injury

Early microstructural changes can help predict long-term recovery from spinal cord injury

A trauma to the spinal cord, quickly leads to a progressive loss of nerve tissue. This not only affects the injured area, but over...

Study shows bowel care is top concern for those with spinal cord injury

Cardiovascular physiology researcher Victoria Claydon's latest study, published in the Journal of Neurotrauma, focuses on the results of her multi-national study, which surveyed almost...
LifeWaters

LifeWaters: Disabled scuba diving non-profit improves lives

"I never realized how majestic it would be. Scuba diving is magical." ST. LOUIS – For scuba divers like Jessi and Jamie Hatfield, taking...

Wheelchair curling at the 2018 Winter Paralympics: All you need to know

Wheelchair curling made its Paralympic debut in Torino in 2006. Teams are comprised of male and female athletes who have a physical impairment in the...

Promising therapeutic approach for spinal cord injuries

The healing ability of the central nervous system is very limited and injuries to the brain or spinal cord often result in permanent functional...
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...
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...

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....

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...

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...