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She broke her back mountain biking. Now she’s a Yale New Haven nurse.

NEW HAVEN — Lindsey Runkel says there are no inappropriate questions to ask her. There certainly are many questions to ask. Like, how does a nurse,...

Experimental Spinal Cord Treatment Helps Texas Man Regain Some Motion After Paralyzing Accident

Kent Stephenson is on a treadmill, working to put one foot in front of the other as a team of trainers helps guide his...

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,...

‘Horseracing accident left me paralysed, but wheelchair basketball’s changed my life…’

TEN years after a devastating horse racing injury left a him paralysed from the chest down, former jockey Wayne Burton revealed how discovering wheelchair...

Paralysis Couldn’t Keep This Minnesota Farmer Down

A snowmobile accident left Ryan Buck paralyzed from the chest down. Ten years ago, Ryan Buck and Lauren Carlson had bright plans for their future....

No Flipping Excuses

https://youtu.be/ezW3R7OPaiY Changing the lives for those that are living with a disability. Their mission is to provide a home to person or family that has...

Go karts help paralyzed racer find new normal

When he distances himself from the memory, and the wheelchair, Matt Maier is simply racing again. He’s independent and self-assured. His knowledge and experience...

Ekso GT™ Robotic Exoskeleton Cleared by FDA for Use With Stroke and Spinal Cord...

First robotic exoskeleton cleared for use with stroke and spinal cord injury levels to C7 RICHMOND, Calif., April 04, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ekso Bionics...

Motivated by Personal Experience, Scientist Seeks Answers About Spinal Cord Injury

https://youtu.be/938-NOmZkso LEXINGTON, Ky. (Feb. 15, 2016) — At the age of 19, Sasha Rabchevsky was a strong safety on the Hampden-Sydney College football team when...

Five Years After Being Paralyzed from the Chest Down, Dustin Shillcox Completes the New...

After crossing the finish line in the New York City Marathon Sunday, hand cyclist Dustin Shillcox had a message for the millions of people living with paralysis. "I'm living proof nothing is impossible." The 31-year-old from Green River, Wyoming, is paralyzed from the chest down, but that didn't stop him from racing in the marathon and crossing the finish line in one hour, 46 minutes and 49 seconds.