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Eric LeGrand Reflects on Decade Teaching Others to Believe

Ten years after he suffered a spinal cord injury during a football game at MetLife Stadium that left him paralyzed, Eric LeGrand continues to serve as an inspiration at Rutgers, around the state and...

Quadriplegic Sam Schmidt Races Again In A Corvette C8

The former Indycar racer loves his new car! In 2000, Indycar racer Sam Schmidt was doing a testing run at Walt Disney World Speedway when he spun out of control and crashed, severing his spinal...

Quadriplegic Record-Breaking Esports Gamer RockyNoHands Signs with Luminosity

Rocky Stoutenburgh, a.k.a. RockyNoHands, has just made history yet again. The pro gamer was previously inducted into the Guinness World Records 2020 and Guinness World Records 2020 Gamer's Edition, earning two different records in Fortnite while using...

Stem cells a step toward improving motor, sensory function after spinal cord injury

https://youtu.be/RxFLlnC4VS0 Early research at Mayo Clinic using stem cell therapy to treat spinal cord injuries has produced results for one patient that doctors describe as "beyond expectations." ROCHESTER, Minn. — Stem cells derived from a...

Against the odds

Norton, paralyzed from football, tells crowd there is hope While Chris Norton was being flown in a helicopter after suffering a severe spinal cord injury in football, he believed he was going to die. “I was...

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 small step for man, but one giant step for paralysis...

The heartwarming moment an athlete bursts into tears after helping his quadriplegic best friend...

A triathlete has wept tears of joy after helping his quadriplegic best mate achieve his lifelong dream of completing an Ironman race. Hundreds of spectators cheered as Kevin Fergusson, 59, pushed Sid James, 60, in...
Francesco Clark

How a diving accident led Clark’s Botanicals creator to a renewed sense of purpose

The story behind the popular Clark's Botanicals skincare line is one of resilience and survival. Entrepreneur Francesco Clark started the beauty line as a kitchen sink operation, and now it's used by stars like...

Paralyzed groom, 26, walks down the aisle with help of his new bride

Nearly eight years after Chris Norton was left paralyzed in a college football accident, he wed the woman of his dreams in a charming Southern ceremony where the pair were surrounded by tearful loved...

Quadriplegic Athlete Has Unfinished Business at Boston

In June 2016, Matt Wetherbee was left paralyzed after going head first into a wall during a pick-up basketball game. Severely damaging his spinal cord, Wetherbee was transported to the hospital where he spent...