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Spinal Cord Implant Allows Paraplegics to Walk Again, Scientists Say

Three men paralyzed with severe spinal cord injuries were able to walk again days after receiving a spinal cord implant that stimulates trunk and...

Wickens marks return to racing with podium finish in Daytona

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Robert Wickens worked for more than three years to get back into a racecar and resume the driving career...

5 Spasticity Triggers to Avoid

Learning what they are—and lowering your exposure to them—can make your life easier. If you or a loved one have suffered a stroke, a brain...
Ryan Shazier Fund

Ryan Shazier Launches New Nonprofit to Support Spinal Cord Injuries

Former Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Ryan Shazier today announced the launch of his new 501(c)3, the Ryan Shazier Fund for Spinal Rehabilitation. In 2017, Shazier suffered...

Sim­ul­tan­eous elec­trical and mag­netic stim­u­la­tion helped a spinal cord in­jury pa­tient re­gain the abil­ity...

At the BioMag Laboratory, the first promising results have been achieved in the application of synchronised electrical and magnetic stimulation therapy when rehabilitating a...

She broke her back mountain biking. Now she’s a Yale New Haven nurse.

NEW HAVEN — Lindsey Runkel says there are no inappropriate questions to ask her. There certainly are many questions to ask. Like, how does a nurse,...

Adaptive clothing for women and men that is stylish and functional

From adaptive dresses to adaptive clothing accessories, there are increasingly more options for shoppers across major retailers. For a very long time, the fashion industry...
Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation

Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation to Partner with Craig Hospital for New Video Series

SHORT HILLS, N.J., Nov. 1, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation has partnered with Craig Hospital to introduce a new health...

Model in wheelchair shares what it meant to be a part of New York...

"To now be a part of this representation is really beautiful and overwhelming because I craved it so much when I was little." All eyes...

Dear Everybody, it’s time to address disability stigma in the media

More inclusive, realistic media landscape needed, writes Tai Young Growing up with a disability was never an issue for me. In fact, I grew up just...