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Monthly Archives: July 2019

How a revolutionary technique got people with spinal-cord injuries back on their feet

Electrical stimulation has promised huge gains for people with paralysis. Now comes the hard part — getting beyond those first steps. Rob Summers was flat...

Google Nest Partners with the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation to Improve Independence for...

Google Nest provides up to 100,000 free Google Home Minis to the Reeve Foundation to foster freedom at home across the paralysis community through...

Nanoparticles promote functional healing following spinal cord injury

Novel approach also shows promise for autoimmune diseases Paralyzing damage in spinal cord injury (SCI) is often caused by the zealous immune response to the...

Former boxer opens adaptive gym for people living with paralysis

CRANSTON, R.I. (WPRI) — Former boxing champion and Rhode Island native Gary “Tiger” Balletto opened the doors Tuesday to the state’s first adaptive gym...

Probiotics and Spinal Cord Injury

We often hear that probiotics are good bacteria—but why? What makes certain bacteria “good” or “bad”? And does taking a daily dose of probiotics...

Women’s wheelchair rugby takes over Houston

University of Houston hosts the nation's first Women’s World Wheelchair Rugby Invitational Clinic As Karah Behrend grabbed the rims of her wheelchair and thrusted her...

39th National Veterans Wheelchair Games Showcases Veteran Athletic Spirit

Over 600 Veterans to participate in rehabilitation event co-sponsored by VA and PVA WASHINGTON – More than 600 military Veterans from across the country, Puerto...

An ‘EpiPen’ for spinal cord injuries

ANN ARBOR—An injection of nanoparticles can prevent the body’s immune system from overreacting to trauma, potentially preventing some spinal cord injuries from resulting in...

Partnership key to fitness success for people with spinal cord injury

UBC research shows personal input and collaboration provide positive results New co-created research at UBC’s Okanagan campus has resulted in ground-breaking increases in physical activity...

KINOVA’s “JACO” is a robotic arm designed to give independence to power wheelchair users

Developed by the quebec based company KINOVA, ‘JACO’ is an assistive robotic arm created to improve the quality of life of power wheelchair users....