Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Paraplegia

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

Published: August 15, 2013 | Spinal Cord Injury:

Kystal and Auh Tuan NguyenHis 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 20 feet from a ladder and seriously injuring his spine two months ago, he just takes things one day at a time.

“It’s changed my life a bit,” Nguyen said thoughtfully, looking at his six-month-old daughter playing on the rug in front of him, “But not too bad.”

Pete comes rolling home

Published: August 5, 2011 | Spinal Cord Injury: ,

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 the fifth anniversary of the injury that paralysed him from the waist down.

Five years ago, Pete sustained a T6 spinal cord injury (paraplegia) following a motorcycle accident that left him wheelchair-bound.

Not one to be held back, he rose above his injury to volunteer to work three months at a spinal rehabilitation centre in Bangladesh.

Paraplegic Instructional Driving Video

Published: August 3, 2008 | Spinal Cord Injury: ,


Colin Buchanan driving an adaptive vehicle, T4 paraplegic.

The Late Teddy Pendergrass Talks Career After Spinal Cord Injury

Published: June 18, 2007 | Spinal Cord Injury:

Singer Teddy Pendergrass has a voice of gold and was one of our favorite R&B and Soul singers. He made music that we will always remember and had a special sound that we couldn’t forget, even if we’d wanted to.

Check out this interview that he’d had before his passing, where he openly spoke about his career after getting paralyzed from a tragic car accident: