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MTSU lab provides hope for people with spinal chord injuries

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT) -- Tim Patterson is taking a short walk across the campus of Middle Tennessee State University. It's a remarkable feat for...

Young man introduces extreme sport to skate park

// Spinal cord injury isn't stopping one skater BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - A car crash last summer left 19-year-old Blake Simpson with a spinal injury and...

Howell’s ‘unbreakable spirit’ is a winning recipe

MT. PLEASANT — Charlie Ray Howell of Mt. Pleasant scored his first auto racing victory at North Alabama Speedway (Tuscumbia, Al.) since being confined...

Man’s idea for big wheels lets him hit the sand rolling

VIRGINIA BEACH Bill Fertig struggled with beach vacations for years. A motorcycle wreck 14 years ago left him a paraplegic. On a trip to...

Muffy Davis achieves goals despite injury

When Muffy Davis was a teenager, she used to ski against Picabo Street, the two rivals dreaming of someday competing for Olympic gold. Davis had...

Paralytic jumper an inspiration to the disabled

SIBU: Barely a day in Sibu, Canadian BASE jumper Lonnie Bissonnette has become an instant inspiration to people here, particularly the disabled. Lonnie, 48, paralysed...

Athlete keeps racing after spinal-cord injury

Judging from his time in the City of Roses half-marathon Sunday, a spinal-cord injury hasn't slowed Zach Young down. The Southeast Missouri State University student...

Paraplegic man to compete in 10k

Riggs seeks to utilize muscle memory therapy CEDAR CITY — September is Spinal Cord Injury Awareness month and one Cedar City man hopes to bring...

Young man breaks spine, takes recovery one day at a time

His doctor can’t say yet if he’ll ever walk again, but 26-year-old Anh Tuan Nguyen doesn’t worry about the future. After falling more than...

Pete comes rolling home

HE’S notched up 14,224 miles in a 150-day odyssey, and now wheelchair wanderer Peter Donnelly has finally rolled back home to St Helens on...