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Improved understanding of early spinal cord development paves the way for new treatments

Researchers at the University of Wisconsin–Madison are developing the means to turn stem cells into a wide range of specific types of spinal cord...

Finding Meaning and Joy After Spinal Cord Injury

Preethi Srinivasan was an 18-year-old with a bright future in sports and academics. A state-level medalist in swimming, she was also a proficient cricket...

Gigi & Nate (Official Movie Trailer)

https://youtu.be/n_tgQ105coQ A young man with a bright future suffers a near fatal accident and recreates his new life with the help of an unlikely animal...

Doctors with disability continue to practise thanks to technology, support and a positive attitude

Doctor Steven Peterson was cycling to work in the autumn of 2018 when he was struck by a car and taken to the same...

Quadriplegic Artist, Tommy Hollenstein Creates NFT Painting for Charity

Tommy Hollenstein is an American Found Object Artist, and a master of fine, abstract art. A quadriplegic, resulting from a bicycle accident in 1985,...

Mason Ellis Finally Fixed His Health Issue – Quadriplegic (C5, C6, C7)

After suffering a spinal cord injury, there are a lot of secondary complications that go along with paralysis, such as pressure sores, muscle spasms,...

‘My Life Matters’: Resilience After Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury

Life did not end on March 26, 2010. In between classes, Drew Clayborn attempted a backflip. He landed on his head, broke his neck and...

Software turns ‘mental handwriting’ into on-screen words, sentences

Artificial intelligence, interpreting data from a device placed at the brain’s surface, enables people who are paralyzed or have severely impaired limb movement to...

New controller developed at UofL improves home use of epidural stimulation for people with...

When Keith Smith recently got a new tablet, it wasn’t for watching videos or scanning social media. Instead, this tablet allows Smith, who has tetraplegia,...

Sensing Signals in Paralyzed Muscles

For people with tetraplegia—a condition in which all four limbs have lost motor ability—regaining independence is a top priority. Although there is no cure...