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Joel Sardi: My Spinal Cord Injury…

The loss of hand function is one of the most devastating consequences of Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) because of its severe impact on the everyday activities of daily living. Melbourne University Researcher Professor Mary...

Former surfer, now quadriplegic’s advice: Never give up

ALBANY, Ore. — Ron Heagy Jr. of Millersburg, Ore., used to think he had problems. He was 17, 6-foot-2, and could bench-press 300 pounds. He was going to be a fullback for Oregon State University....

Aspen teen battles back from catastrophic accident

DENVER — Craig Hospital is known around the world for helping patients recover from spinal cord injuries and traumatic brain injuries. They have treated more than 30,000 patients since 1956. We are honored to...
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

Laboratory Breakthrough Offers Promise for Spinal Cord Injury Patients to Breathe on Their Own...

Case Western Reserve Researcher Presents Findings that Could Free Patients from Ventilators – Even Years after Injury Case Western Reserve researchers have developed a procedure that restores function to muscles involved in the control of...

iLove Stories of Independence

An amazing insight on how technology is empowering independence. The clip shares the positive impact on two people, how one person is sharing it with his community, and explains why one special company needs a huge “thank you” for making it possible.

Quadriplegic Perry Cross on why he travels to India as a ‘stem cell tourist’...

PERRY Cross was just 19 when he suffered a devastating neck injury that should have killed him. Doctors told his family he had months to live, and if he survived beyond that the best...

Quadriplegic savors what others take for granted

Making the most of every moment It will be 10 years this November since Justin Cochran attempted to entertain his family with a back handspring on a golf course and almost died. The young man, who...

InVivo Therapeutics Protects And Regenerates The Spinal Cord Resulting in Functional Improvement Below the...

Frank Reynolds, of InVivo Therapeutics (NVIV), says the company is on the verge of unprecedented technology for the treatment of the spinal cord. The Massachusetts-based medical device company is developing regenerative and neuroprotective technologies...

The Site That Breathes

"Life is not measured by the number breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away." This quote has two meanings for me. The first meaning is exactly how it's stated....

Los Angeles Man Working To Beat Comeback Odds After Spinal Cord Injury Leads To...

According to the diagnostic scans, Leon Smith would never be able to reach out with his arms, grasp with his hands or take another step. But the X-rays and MRIs were completed last August after...