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5 Spasticity Triggers to Avoid

Learning what they are—and lowering your exposure to them—can make your life easier. If you or a loved one have suffered a stroke, a brain...
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Introducing accessFind

My name is Josh Basile, and I am a 35-year-old disability rights advocate, lawyer, mentor, adventure seeker, and C4-5 quadriplegic. My life was flipped...

From Wheelchair to Roller Coaster with Cole & Charisma at Disney

Cole & Charisma go to Disney World! They ride roller coasters and talk about the accessibility at Disney World. From Wheelchair to Roller Coaster https://youtu.be/dkw7tiKsY9U Riding Roller...
Paralyzed Racecar Driver Walks Again Thanks To New Technology

Paralyzed Race Car Driver Walks Again Thanks to Arrow Technology

https://youtu.be/6JePr6C9tQk Twenty-one years ago, former Indy race car driver, Sam Schmidt, hit the wall at 200 mph during practice laps and was paralyzed from the...

New Therapy for Upper Limb Rehabilitation in Spinal Cord Injuries

A Research Study Opportunity Researchers from Baylor Scott & White Institute for Rehabilitation and the Texas Biomedical Device Center at The University of Texas at...

Transcutaneous stimulation improves hand function in people with complete tetraplegia

Researchers at Kessler Foundation confirmed that spinal cord transcutaneous stimulation results in immediate and long-lasting gains in strength and handgrip, with positive effects evident...

Quad Gods: The world-class gamers who play with their mouths

Chris Scott was falling towards the ground above Long Island, New York, when he realised that something was wrong. An experienced skydiving instructor with around...

A quadriplegic patient used prosthetics to feed himself. His brain was the guide

Here's a look at the work at the intersection of brain-computer interface, robotics and AI taking place at Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab. When there’s...

New Assistive Technology Restores Independence to Those Living with Neuromuscular Weakness

Everyday activities are now possible for people with Muscular Dystrophy, Multiple Sclerosis and Spinal Cord Injury MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--More than a million people in the U.S....

Walter Lewis holds world record for longest living quadriplegic

GAUTIER, Miss. (WLOX) - Claiming a world record is never easy, but one man in Gautier has had a longer road to a record...