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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...

Oscar Mike: Noah Currier’s mission to empower injured veterans inspires hope and healing

The founder of Oscar Mike, a million-dollar apparel company focused on supporting injured veterans, receives his care at the Milwaukee VA. Noah Currier, who is passionate about wheelchair sports, will be fitted for a...

Meet the woman behind charity fighting to find a cure for spinal cord injuries

The Herald speaks with Kiwis who have been on the edge of death, had their world tipped upside down, overcome their darkest moments and are now paying it forward. Cycling to the base of Mt...

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...
Rachelle Chapman

Rachelle Chapman, quadriplegic mother shares journey, answers tough questions in her new blog

It's been eight years since the night of Rachelle Chapman's Bachelorette party where a playful push into a pool left her quadriplegic. Since then, Rachelle became a wife, starred in a TLC television show, joined...

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...
tendon transfer surgery

Using tendon transfer surgery to restore key functions in spinal cord injury patient

https://youtu.be/MsVWs49cyhM After suffering a severe cervical spinal cord injury from a bad fall at work, Scott McConnell had little function remaining in his hands and arms. Loyola Medicine orthopedic surgeon Michael Bednar, MD, was able to...
Photographer Loren Worthington

Quadriplegic photographer Loren Worthington captures adaptive sports

https://youtu.be/6O6NLst__oc At 21 years old, Loren Worthington slid head first into third base, but when he collided with the pitcher’s knee, he was instantly paralyzed. However, two decades after the accident that broke his neck,...

Burning desire: Quadriplegic artist turns sun’s rays into portrait of Oilers’ McDavid

'He's going up on my wall,' Norm Shewchuk says of the picture he created on wood Growing up in Gimli, Man., Norm Shewchuk was passionate about hockey. But in 1983, a life-altering accident ended his dream...