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Living ‘an Active Life with Inactive Feet’ After Spinal Cord Injury

A cautioning inspirational quote—Expect Nothing. Be ready for anything.—might be wise words to live by, but with a spinal cord injury, nothing like it is even on your radar screen, and it’s virtually impossible...

Howell’s ‘unbreakable spirit’ is a winning recipe

MT. PLEASANT — Charlie Ray Howell of Mt. Pleasant scored his first auto racing victory at North Alabama Speedway (Tuscumbia, Al.) since being confined to a wheelchair. Howell, who’s win came on April 12 at...

Neuralstem spinal cord injury stem cell trial approved to commence at University Of California

Neuralstem, announced that the Institutional Review Board of the University of California, San Diego, School of Medicine has approved the phase I safety trial to treat chronic spinal cord injury (cSCI) with its NSI-566...

Bride-to-be perseveres to walk down aisle after spinal-cord injury

Just like any other bride, Alissa Boyle finds herself immersed in wedding plans leading up to her Sept. 7 exchange of vows with Nathan Grimes at Lisbon Trinity Friends Church. And just like most brides, Boyle...

Restoring Function After Spinal Cord Injury With Nerve Transplant: The New Frontier

As of yet, scientists and researchers have not been able to completely reverse the damage caused by spinal cord injury, but a core group of experts in this fast-moving field have been making advances...

Project Mina Enables Upright Mobility for Those Who Have Lost the Ability to Walk

IHMC Unveils the MINA Robotic Device PENSACOLA, Fla., April 5, 2011 — Today, Dr. Kenneth Ford, Director and CEO of the Florida Institute for Human & Machine Cognition (IHMC), joined institute researchers to unveil Mina,...

Stem Cell Treatment for Spinal Cord Injury

Stem Cell Treatment can be magical in saving incurable disease suffering patients. The Stem Cell Global Foundation, leading stem cell therapy provider has released results from a follow-up study of many spinal cord...

Jean’s Journey: Accident can’t stop trooper

On her first vacation in 10 years, a severely injured Pennsylvania State Police trooper found herself being detained in Mexico by authorities investigating a fatal crash. For 13 hours, Jean Altomari lay strapped to a...

Goal Driven

Despite challenges, Lindsay Heimkes still making strides FILER - In 2006, Lindsay Heimkes joined the ranks of the more than 11,000 spinal cord injury cases that hospitals across the country see each year. But don't count...

RUSSIAN STEM-CELL THERAPY

We are a part of a global community in which the devastation of spinal cord injury (SCI) bows to no flag, and solutions will not be any country’s exclusive domain. Integrating the diverse pieces...