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Monthly Archives: January 2019

University of Calgary studying relationships built during spinal cord injury rehab

A new University of Calgary study looks to understand the relationship between those who survive spinal injuries and the people who care for them. The...

Japan’s approval of stem-cell treatment for spinal-cord injury concerns scientists

Chief among their worries is insufficient evidence that the therapy works. Japan has approved a stem-cell treatment for spinal-cord injuries. The event marks the...

Checking your assumptions: What our perceptions get wrong | Kelly Brush | TEDxMiddlebury

https://youtu.be/tn6GabRa8g4 Kelly Brush Davisson was born and raised in Charlotte, Vermont. She started skiing at the age of 4 and began alpine ski racing at...

Can nanotechnology rewire an injured spinal cord?

According to the World Health Organisation, up to a half-million people around the world suffer a spinal cord injury each year. Often caused by...

FSU research sheds light on spinal cord injuries

Thousands of people worldwide suffer severe spinal cord injuries each year, but little is known about why these injuries often continue to deteriorate long...

No Limits: Paralyzed man motivates others with wheelchair art

It all started with rain-soaked wheelchair tire treads that patterned across the driveway of Jeremy Bigelow’s Holland home. “I was driving through puddles in my...

Paralyzed Outdoors Man Designs Bike To Cycle Woods Again

https://youtu.be/v1YAuWJauk8 Christian Bagg was an avid outdoorsman when a 1996 accident left him paralyzed from the waist down. As a mechanical designer, he spent years...

Dance group of women in wheelchairs inspires young girls with disabilities

You've heard of the Rockettes, but have you heard of the Rollettes – a dance troupe of women in wheelchairs? The Los Angeles-based group...

Urinary bacteria in spinal cord injury cases may tip balance toward UTIs

The fallout from spinal cord injury doesn’t end with loss of mobility: Patients can have a range of other issues resulting from this complex...

Winnebago debuts new wheelchair-friendly RV collection

The campers boast wheelchair lifts, roll-in showers, and wider hallways With a goal of bringing greater comfort to people traveling in wheelchairs, Winnebago just announced...