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John Moxom

John talks about his 50 years living with spinal cord injury

https://youtu.be/kOIPDVekuNg Shane Clifton interviews John Moxon about living well with SCI
Dinesh Palipana

Emergency Department Dr with a wheelchair

https://youtu.be/9GxtQo1Xj-s Dinesh Palipana was a young medical student with a promising career ahead of him, when a car accident left him with C6/7 spinal cord injury and facing life with tetraplegia. The abrupt change saw...

Quadriplegic doctor working on helping spinal patients walk again

When it comes to developing cutting-edge technology to help people with spinal problems walk again, Dinesh Palipana is uniquely qualified – not only is he a decorated medical researcher, he’s also a quadriplegic. Dr Palipana...

Paralyzed By Bullet, Artist Mariam Pare Becomes Master Of Painting With Her Mouth

NAPERVILLE, Ill. (CBS) — The gunshots seemed to come out of nowhere, and when they stopped, a suburban artist was left paralyzed. But she kept fighting – using the canvas to do it. And as...

Ali Stroker Triumphs As The First Wheelchair User To Win A Tony Award

Ali Stroker took the stage by storm at the 73rd annual Tony Awards not just once, but twice. First, she brought the house down as Ado Annie from the modern revival of Rogers and...

Debilitating accident doesn’t deter veterinary student

Mary Beth Davis defies odds to graduate from Oklahoma State Nearly a decade ago, Dr. Mary Beth Davis was told she would never walk again and that her dream of being a veterinarian was over. Defying...

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...

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...