Thursday, May 6, 2021

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From father to quadriplegic: How rehab gave me my life back

AFTER the accident the first thing I wanted to do was tell everybody I was going to walk again. Just days after Christmas in 2014, I fell off the balcony of my Sydney northern beaches...

A ‘freak’ accident sidelines lifelong athlete with severe spinal cord injury

Some people have natural athletic abilities, and Quebec-born Erin Saari, is one of them. “I’ve been playing sports my entire life. I grew up playing soccer, played basketball, volleyball. Any sport really, you name it,...

Man makes impressive recovery after near-fatal crash

Five years of pain can wear anyone down. Ask Josh Heine, and he'll tell you healing often takes longer than expected. After a near-fatal car crash in 2007, the 28-year-old Paducah native was left with...

Aday at a time: After tragic accident, Aday making strides in physical therapy

A hearty smile and a positive attitude are how Greg Aday approaches life each day. This outlook helps to guide Aday as he goes through physical therapy sessions for a spinal cord injury he...

Wheel Love

Lessons in life, love and wheelies. Real life stories from two normal (...ok, somewhat normal) girls living extraordinary lives with men who don't let their wheelchairs define them. Wheel Love is a place where people can...

A Guide To Spinal Cord Injury

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zwbJE0JrMzk This video was done as part of a project for one of Sam’s classes in nursing school. The people interviewed are very near and dear to our hearts and we hope that once you...

I May Have Suffered A Spinal Injury, But The Ball Is Still In My...

My love for the game of baseball began the moment I picked up a bat and a ball at two years old. From that day forward, I couldn't put them down. Fast forward 17...

I went from trauma clinician to patient with life-changing injuries

I was a healthy physiotherapist cycling to work when I was hit by a car – and suffered the injuries I used to treat In November 2008 I was cycling through Greenwich Park as part...

Paralysed three years ago, Jack Kavanagh is about to embark on the original American...

THREE YEARS AGO then 20-year-old Jack Kavanagh had the world at his feet when fate struck him an incredibly cruel blow. Now, he’s about to show us what a truly indomitable spirit is as...

Recovery a lifelong project for therapy center founder

Clinton Township — Charlie Parkhill talks with his hands. It's remarkable, given that 17 years ago, an accident left him unable to move his body below his neck. Parkhill was a CPA with his own...