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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 a devastating on-field spinal cord injury after a head-on collision,...

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 paraplegic patient and restoring his ability to walk. The simultaneous stimulation...

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, paralyzed from the chest down, do her job from a...

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 left people with disabilities behind. The few clothing options available...
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 series called Adaptive Tools for Independence.  The video series highlights...

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 were on the stunning wedding dresses at New York Bridal...

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 like any other kid I knew. I was born with...

If you want to be inspired, check out the Warrior Games

Spc. Brent Garlic’s dream of joining the NBA came to an end after he was injured during a deployment when a fuel tank following his vehicle through a mountainous terrain lost control of its...

‘It’s to show them what we can do, not what we can’t do’

Strength, skill and no-holds-barred hits: wheelchair hurling stars all set for international duty The question was always coming, so obvious and predictable that they can see it sailing through the air long before it's fired...

Promising treatment for shoulder pain in wheelchair users with spinal cord injury

Researchers report initial results for a minimally invasive intervention for relief of chronic refractory shoulder pain in upper-limb dependent individuals with spinal cord injury East Hanover, NJ. A New Jersey team of researchers has reported...