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Monthly Archives: May 2019

Experimental Spinal Cord Treatment Helps Texas Man Regain Some Motion After Paralyzing Accident

Kent Stephenson is on a treadmill, working to put one foot in front of the other as a team of trainers helps guide his...

Acute, severe spinal cord injury: Monitoring from the injury to improve outcome

Marios Papadopoulos and Samira Saadoun talk to Spinal News International about the ISCoPE trial, which aimed to develop techniques to continuously monitor the pressure...

The Disabled Job Seeker’s Guide to Becoming a Real Estate Agent

If you have a disability, meeting the requirements for a traditional job can often be challenging. You likely have the skills and experiences that...

A memorable fishing experience for paralyzed veterans

CHAMBERLAIN, South Dakota—As a crane operator lifted Kristina Allen into a boat Friday morning in Chamberlain, the parapalegic veteran set sail for her second...

Rick Hansen’s new mission: Improving accessibility across Canada

Accessibility activist Rick Hansen has a new poster to show you. One with adjustable text at an eye level so people in wheelchairs can...

Quadriplegic Man Uses His Face to Move Wheelchair

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zARSY2UuEB4 Jim Ryan was a pilot for 38 years but that all changed three years ago while on vacation in Hawaii with his wife, Isabelle. "We...

How UofL spinal cord study is helping one man make strides back to full...

The program was home to someone who went from full traumatic spinal injury, to being able to walk again LOUISVILLE, Ky. — It's one...

The Best Exercises for Spinal Cord Injury Survivors

Certain fitness regimens like CrossFit can be adapted to make them a better fit post-injury. After a spinal cord injury, it’s no surprise that life...

A paralyzed former Georgetown football star just rode his wheelchair from L.A. to D.C.

Janne Kouri raised a fist and rode his electric wheelchair through an arch of red, white and blue balloons set up between Georgetown’s Healy...

Brain-controlled, non-invasive muscle stimulation allows chronic paraplegics to walk

In another major clinical breakthrough of the Walk Again Project, a nonprofit international consortium aimed at developing new neurorehabilitation protocols, technologies, and therapies for...