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Wearable sensor may cut costs and improve access to biofeedback for people with incomplete...

A new electromyography biofeedback device that is wearable and connects to novel smartphone games may offer people with incomplete paraplegia a more affordable, self-controllable therapy to enhance their recovery, according to a new study...

Electrical stimulation technique helps patients with spinal cord injury

For many individuals with spinal cord injury, restoring autonomic functions – such as blood pressure control, bowel, bladder and sexual function – is of a higher priority than walking again. Paralysis (loss of muscle function)...

Disabled golfer becomes first worldwide to captain an able-bodied club

A golfer who uses just one arm to play his shots is set to become the world's first paraplegic captain of an able-bodied club. Terry Kirby, 63, was a budding new golfer before - in...

Sex, Love and Intimacy After Spinal Cord Injury – Mt. Sinai Hospital

Sex, Love and Intimacy After Spinal Cord Injury is a series of professionally developed videos that explore the topic of post spinal cord injury sex. This video project was created through a grant from the...

Checking your assumptions: What our perceptions get wrong | Kelly Brush | TEDxMiddlebury

https://youtu.be/tn6GabRa8g4 Kelly Brush Davisson was born and raised in Charlotte, Vermont. She started skiing at the age of 4 and began alpine ski racing at age 7. Kelly attended the Green Mountain Valley School in...

Paralyzed Outdoors Man Designs Bike To Cycle Woods Again

https://youtu.be/v1YAuWJauk8 Christian Bagg was an avid outdoorsman when a 1996 accident left him paralyzed from the waist down. As a mechanical designer, he spent years attempting to create a wheelchair that could withstand the rugged...

How I fell in love with my wheelchair – Tim Rushby-Smith

Don’t ever call me ‘wheelchair bound’. My wheelchair doesn’t bind me – it liberates me! The wheelchair represents many different things, depending on the beholder’s personal experience. Many is the time I have been acutely...

Eddie – the dog paralyzed after being struck by two cars – is getting...

Eddie the dog is getting a spiffy new wheelchair. Angela Parker, owner of the husky-German shepherd who was paralyzed in September after being struck by two cars, said a man contacted her after The Sun...

Two pilots in wheelchairs create history in UAE

Duo lands in UAE as part of global mission to raise awareness about disability Dubai: Two paraplegic pilots on wheelchairs have created history in UAE airspace by landing in Dubai World Central as part of...

Spinal cord stimulation, physical therapy help paralyzed man stand, walk with assistance

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Spinal cord stimulation and physical therapy have helped a man paralyzed since 2013 regain his ability to stand and walk with assistance. The results, achieved in a research collaboration between Mayo...