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A paralyzed former Georgetown football star just rode his wheelchair from L.A. to D.C.

Janne Kouri raised a fist and rode his electric wheelchair through an arch of red, white and blue balloons set up between Georgetown’s Healy Gates on Wednesday, as dozens of friends and family members...

Quadriplegic mother over comes the odds; reaches goals

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QoT-E5epzcg BENTON, Ark.-A Benton mother not letting an injury stop her from reaching her goals. Jen Goodwin suffered a spinal cord injury from a boating accident 11 years ago. She has her dream job and enjoying life...

C5 C6 Quadriplegics showing how we grip a pen

Live To Roll - In this video I show how I hold a pen to write and I asked 5 other C5 - C6 quads to show how they do it as well. I...

Transforming Thoughts to Movement Offers New Hope for Spinal Cord Injury Patients

What if paralyzed limbs could move using only the power of one’s thoughts? Borrowing a story line from the realm of science fiction, a team of researchers at The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis—together...

Interabled Couples Criticize Dr. Phil for Saying You Can Be a Lover or Caregiver,...

Interabled couples are sharing their love on social media following a “Dr. Phil” episode that aired on Tuesday in which Dr. Phil claimed that an able-bodied woman dating a disabled man “can be his lover or...

Voice-operated Camera for Journalist in Need

This journalist needed a voice-operated camera, but there was ‘nothing’ on the market. So he made her one As a trapeze performer, Carolyn Pioro made flying and flipping through the air look easy. Movement, she...

An Italian Researcher Develops a low-cost Robotic Glove to “lend a hand” to People...

The majority of people who suffer the partial or total loss of the hand’s motor skills report a drastic reduction in the quality of life due to the consequent inability to carry out many...

UofL research helps spinal cord injury patients take steps

Two research participants living with traumatic, motor complete spinal cord injury are able to walk over ground thanks to epidural stimulation paired with daily locomotor training. In addition, these and two other participants achieved...

How a ‘nightmare’ motorcycle accident sparked a quadriplegic’s entrepreneurial inspiration

After his physiotherapy ended, a quadriplegic created his own wall gym Antonio Ramunno knew he shouldn't have been out on his motorcycle, but it was such a beautiful night. It was almost four years ago....

Neuroscientists restore significant bladder control to 5 men with spinal cord injuries

In UCLA study, magnetic stimulation of lower spine eliminates need for catheter for up to 4 weeks More than 80 percent of the 250,000 Americans living with a spinal cord injury lose the ability to...