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Woman with spinal cord injury shares pregnancy journey to bring visibility to people in...

A woman with a spinal cord injury who has been a wheelchair user her entire life, is sharing her joy with the world about getting pregnant. Alyssa Higgins, 30, from Rockland County, New York,...

Case Western Reserve Researchers Restore Breathing and Partial Forelimb Function in Rats with Chronic...

Promising results provide hope for humans suffering from chronic paralysis Millions of people worldwide are living with chronic spinal cord injuries, with 250,000 to 500,000 new cases each year—most from vehicle crashes or falls. The...

Man inspires change on cross-state wheelchair ride

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jMvidXtqWvM SPOKANE, Wash. - From Coeur d'Alene to the Cascades, one Washington man is going the distance to prove that everyone should be able to access the outdoors. Ian Mackay, 36, started his outdoor odyssey Sunday,...

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. Ryan, 26, was a farmer in Goodhue, Minnesota, who sold...

‘The Quadfather’ has a message for techies — accessibility ‘should not be an add-on’

Todd Stabelfeldt is a pretty chill dude. He lives 90 minutes from Seattle by ferry, in a home with his wife and occasionally two stepkids. He runs a consultancy for healthcare databases, but once...

The house that love built: Kurt Drysdale Comes Home

A young man rendered a quadriplegic by a freak footy accident now has a house designed to meet his every need thanks to the generosity of friends, the community, and the audience of A...

Apple Accessibility — Designed for everyone

Designed for Todd S. https://youtu.be/4PoE9tHg_P0 Todd is the CEO of a technology consulting company and a prominent member of the quadriplegic community. With Siri, Switch Control, and the Home app, he can open his front door,...

Do acute SCI patients see better outcomes if undergoing surgery within 1st 4 hours?

Researches in Germany studied whether time of surgery impacted neurological outcomes for patients with acute spinal cord injury, according to Journal of Therapeutics and Clinical Risk Management. Specifically, they analyzed 51 spinal cord injury patients,...

Finding the ‘Wright Stuff’ to Press Onward

Los Angeles (PRWEB) Spinal injuries affect approximately 276,000 Americans with varying degrees of longevity and quality of life. For Victor J. Wright, his young age and athletic build aided him in beating the odds. As...

Chris Ackerman’s First Ride In 12 Years With Robbie Maddison

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TIIwA6v8AqY#t=85 Freestyle motocross legend Robbie Maddison’s close friend Chris Ackerman suffered a freestyle accident in 2003 at Dumont Dunes that potentially could have taken his life. He sustained a broken wrist, dislocated shoulders, collapsed lungs, shattered...