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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...
Billy Keenan

Learning to breathe, learning to move forward, learning to survive: The Billy Keenan story

Quadriplegic turned inspirational speaker: “When you’re faced with adversity, you have two basic choices. Curse the darkness or light a candle.” Billy Keenan said he...
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...

Paralyzed groom, 26, walks down the aisle with help of his new bride

Nearly eight years after Chris Norton was left paralyzed in a college football accident, he wed the woman of his dreams in a charming...
Timmy Brodigan recovery

‘I look at life differently now’: Train derailment victim’s incredible road to recovery

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- Months after Timmy Brodigan nearly died aboard an Amtrak train, the 16-year-old is taking incredible steps on his long road to...

Bionic bodies: From typing with a glance to restoring paralyzed limbs, new technology aids...

If eye-gaze technology, motion sensor tracking and functional electrical stimulation sound like secret weapons of the CIA, you’d be half right. Much of the...

New Treatment for Spinal Cord Injury

In 2016, Chris' spine was severely injured in a biking accident. Now he has regained use of his arms after receiving a novel cell...

Reflections on the 50th Anniversary of Joni’s Diving Accident

Recently I was at my desk writing to Tommy, a 17-year-old boy who just broke his neck body surfing off the Jersey shore. He’s now a...

C5 Quad Spinal Cord Injury Driving Van DSI, Scott Driving System

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PmShNvBroiQ Jose Hernandez sustained a C-5 spinal cord injury 22 years ago and this is him driving his modify van. It's been modified with the...

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...