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Injured Derry woman planning ‘Push’ to regain mobility

In a study initiated and released in April by the Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation, it was discovered that 40 percent more Americans live with paralysis than originally thought -- over five times the...

Peer-Reviewed Flexiciser Clinical Trials Published by the Journal for Spinal Cord Medicine

Carlsbad, CA, November 08, 2008 --(PR.com)-- Flexiciser International which provides movement therapy solutions for people with mobility challenges today announced that its Clinical Trials have been published by the Journal for Spinal Cord Medicine....

Two months after paralyzing spinal cord injury, Mason-Hale on the mend

Chris Mason-Hale vividly remembers the football play that changed his life. The scene rolls through his mind with the same detail as the action movies he watches on his portable DVD player at Kernan...

One man’s quest to walk again

Editor's note: Paralysis after a spinal cord injury brings wrenching decisions: Do you accept it as permanent and adapt, or do you refuse to resign yourself? John and Marci Pou took the latter course...

Woodford swim star’s plans derailed

AFTER ACCIDENT, HIGH SCHOOL SENIOR SEES VICTORY IN SMALLER STROKES VERSAILLES --For Dusty Hicks, senior year was going to be huge. Other kids may get hyped about prom or graduation parties. In his final year...

Sharing a hard lesson

It was close to midnight on a hot June night in 1992 when Eric Wildt dived into a friend's in-ground swimming pool. His head hit the bottom, and he broke his neck. That night was the...

Skelley has moved on from injury

Allie Skelley never thought such a mundane task that most people take for granted would make him so happy. But he's grateful for every day he rolls out of bed and his feet touch...

Unwavering Quadriplegic Becomes a Mom

As with many women, Michelle Carston of Westfield always knew she wanted to be a mom. After a 1993 diving accident, when doctors told her that she would never walk again, she took solace...

Paralyzed football player making strides

Nat Little gently wraps his arms around Tamela Johnston and squeezes with all the strength he can muster. "Good," the personal trainer tells him. "It's getting stronger." A simple hug is a big step for the...

RUSSIAN STEM-CELL THERAPY

We are a part of a global community in which the devastation of spinal cord injury (SCI) bows to no flag, and solutions will not be any country’s exclusive domain. Integrating the diverse pieces...