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‘It’s to show them what we can do, not what we can’t do’

Strength, skill and no-holds-barred hits: wheelchair hurling stars all set for international duty The question was always coming, so obvious and predictable that they can see it sailing through the air long before it's fired...

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, researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine...

Brain-controlled robot helps people learn to walk again

https://youtu.be/NrwKuRVOfBw A new robotic treatment device helping people with spinal cord injuries learn to walk again can only be found in one place in the United States; Brooks Rehabilitation in Jacksonville. JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - A...

Amy Van Dyken-Rouen, from Olympian to paraplegic to inspiration

Even when life becomes too hectic for Amy Van Dyken-Rouen, she finds a way to progress in her spinal cord rehabilitation. For 2 ½ months, she was traveling so extensively for speaking engagements that her...

Motocross rider Bruce Cook lands back flip after spinal injury

One year after he injured his spinal cord, Bruce Cook says he has come a long way Motocross stunt rider Bruce Cook has taken to old adage "once you fall off the horse; get back...

Olympic Swimmer Amy Van Dyken Determined to Walk Again

my Van Dyken, the six-time Olympic gold medalist swimmer who became paralyzed when she severed her spinal cord in an ATV crash this summer, says she is determined to walk again. “There is a possibility...

Paralyzed man Brandon Stone skydives for charity

“I feel like I’m on death row,” Brandon Stone said, only half-jokingly, on Saturday morning. Stone, 33, was about two hours from his first skydive. The Broken Arrow resident was at Skiatook Municipal Airport, getting...

Amy Van Dyken-Rouen: The Next Adventure

An Olympic athlete and CSU alumna, Amy Van Dyken-Roeun, has recently undergone a new adventure in her life. Van Dyken-Rouen was involved in an ATV accident on June 6, 2014 leaving her paralyzed from the...

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 Lane. Ever since a motorcycle accident seven years ago, Lane has...

Hard work, innovative program helps her walk again

Three years ago, Cara Moro was given the devastating news: She would never walk again. While performing a cheerleading stunt on Sept. 3, 2011, the 19-year-old Santa Fe College student and cheerleader broke her back...