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Promising treatment for shoulder pain in wheelchair users with spinal cord injury

Researchers report initial results for a minimally invasive intervention for relief of chronic refractory shoulder pain in upper-limb dependent individuals with spinal cord injury East...

Freewheeling bush adventures in a wheelchair

Wheelchair access gets a whole new meaning Her studies were almost over and alumna, Helen Smith, had plans. Then a single event meant she had...

Stem Cell-Based Phase I Trial to Repair Spinal Cord Injuries Produces Encouraging Results

First-in-human clinical study found improved motor and sensory function in three of four participants Writing in the June 1 issue of Cell Stem Cell,...

Half of spinal cord injury patients may still have some connectivity, Australian study finds

The sensation James Stanley misses most is the squidgey feeling of wet sand between his toes. Sometimes it's dangling his legs into cool water,...

‘It’s all about adapting’: How a wheelchair user made his house accessible

Thomas Rogers's house has a lowered kitchen counter, wide hallways, and a elevator When it comes to what he can and can't do in his...

Dancer With Spinal Cord Injury Continues To Dance

https://youtu.be/FPOq8LqtR2g Chelsie Hill’s dream was to be a dancer and it was evident since she was little that the California native had a promising future...

Essendon woman takes up Run Melbourne challenge in wheelchair

GEORGINA Fiorentino thought her life was over when she lost feeling in her legs and became reliant on a wheelchair. “You go through...

Paralyzed Cyclist Takes the Ride of His Life

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kX_hn3Xf90g Martyn Ashton wants to inspire others In 2013, stunt cyclist Martyn Ashton, a former world champion mountain biker, crashed during a cycling event and was...

What a Scuba Diver with a Spinal Cord Injury Has to Teach Us About...

Stan Clawson loves to open the door for people. “They don’t expect it,” he says. Clawson, a filmmaker and communications professor based in Salt...

KC man doesn’t allow spinal cord injury to hinder him from having a normal...

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — September is Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Month. About 200,000 people in the United States are affected, including metro man Adam...