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Individual with complete spinal cord injury regains voluntary motor function

A research participant at the University of Louisville with a complete spinal cord injury, who had lost motor function below the level of the...

‘I never got to thank the stranger who saved my life’ – Coldplay fan...

Rob O'Byrne was left in a wheelchair after he dived into the shallow end of a swimming pool A Dublin man has described his "nightmare...

Life goes on after acquired disability

ON A summer day in 1985, Bruce Stark got up, went to work and became a quadriplegic. Bruce, who is president of the Sunshine...

A Year Ago He Was Paralyzed From the Neck Down — Then This Happened

You might feel a bit down if you watch the news. Who wouldn’t? Angry people might be grabbing headlines and making you wonder about the...

Washing Hands – How To | Quadriplegic (C5,C6,C7)

https://youtu.be/rNcZo0_Yisk Washing hands after experiencing a Spinal Cord Injury is an important role in preventing UTI's (Urinary Tract Infections). Being a quadriplegic with no hand...

Overcoming a Spinal Cord Injury: Claire’s Story

https://youtu.be/dOoKGn_3KdM A spinal injury at 17 didn't stop Claire Freeman achieving her dreams of completing a design degree, Masters and now PhD in the powerchair. Despite...

Ed Jackson: Dragons rugby player on his battle to walk again

Saturday, 8 April, 2017 was the day that changed the life of rugby player Ed Jackson forever. The Dragons number eight had just finished lunch...

Swimmer determined to help others after injury left him paralyzed

SONOMA, Calif. (KGO) -- ABC7 is recognizing a swimmer who is determined to help others after a spinal cord injury left him paralyzed. There are...

United Spinal’s “Roll on Capitol Hill” to Advocate for Policies that Strengthen Health and...

Richard Bagby of Richmond, Virginia to Represent Disability Community NEW YORK, May 9, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- United Spinal Association's 6th Annual Roll on Capitol Hill, June...
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Quadriplegic Children’s Author Talks Stories, Setbacks and Success at Evergreen Elementary

Simon Calcavecchia, 34, of Olympia, visited Evergreen Elementary School April 7 to talk to students about his books, his music and his disability. He is...