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Monthly Archives: October 2019

UofL faculty develop and license specialized treadmill for children with spinal cord injuries

Medicine, engineering work together to build custom tool for successful therapy Children with spinal cord injuries have experienced remarkable results in recovery at the University of Louisville and Frazier Rehab Institute through locomotor training, a...

Repairing a highway: how can we fix spinal cord injury?

The functional sophistication of the spinal cord can have devastating consequences. Will modern scientific developments replicate its functions? The “central nervous system” delicately orchestrates the complex concerto of our mental and physical faculties, from perception...

New Biomaterial Developed That Could Be a Treatment for Spinal Cord Injuries

Polymerized estrogen shown to protect nervous system cells. Research could enable improved treatment of spinal cord injuries. Spinal cord damage that causes paralysis and reduced mobility doesn’t always stop with the initial trauma, but there...

Accessible Hunter

Information regarding hunting/outdoor recreation with a significant disability. Using adaptive equipment to enable and empower individuals in the great outdoors. Together we are able to be successful is our shared passion. We believe the outdoors...

The long road of recovery after spinal cord damage

U.S. Department of Defense awards $800,000 to Case Western Reserve for spinal cord injury research People who live with spinal injuries often say that the first year of recovery is the toughest—not only for them,...

Drone gives paralysed former surfer a new perspective on life

"It is the little things – the sound of the lapping of water against the bottom of his board and seeing the beach from a different point of view – that Islander James Bedding...

Neuroprosthetic Enables Tetraplegic Patient to Walk

A tetraplegic is one who has suffered partial or total loss of use of all four limbs and torso. Each year, it is estimated that 250,000 to 500,000 people worldwide suffer a spinal cord injury,...

The new Gods of esports are paralyzed from the neck down

Players with quadriplegia are using neuroscience and video games to take on the world. On a mostly sunny July afternoon in 2014, Chris Scott jumped out of a plane. For Scott, a thrill-seeking instructor at...

Accessible Hunter creator inspires others to get back into the woods

It was, for Greg Traynor, a moment of revelation. It was autumn, his favorite time of year. And he was in the woods, archery hunting, his most cherished outdoor activity among many. The sun was shining...

Kansas man creating custom Halloween costumes for kids in wheelchairs

OLATHE, Kan. (KAKE) -A Kansas nonprofit is again going above and beyond for kids in wheelchairs this Halloween by creating custom costumes.WDAF reports Walkin' and Rollin's over-the-top designs stop people in their tracks. One of...