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Spinal cord injury patients say “I willl walk again!”

They are devastating injuries. A fall, a sports accident and suddenly, your spinal cord is damaged. It happens 300,000 times a year in this country. Some people give up, but many are fighting back. After a car wreck, Kendell Hall heard from her doctors that she would never walk again. They didn’t know Kendall very well. Kendall lives independently, even owns and operates REACT Spinal Cord Injury Recovery Center. That’s a restorative and non-profit gym for people living with spinal cord injuries.

Joel Sardi: My Spinal Cord Injury…

The loss of hand function is one of the most devastating consequences of Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) because of its severe impact on the everyday activities of daily living. Melbourne University Researcher Professor Mary...

Believing Recovery Center – Tampa

Our program targets the recovery of the malfunctioning Central Nervous System (CNS) through the use of important components utilized in neuroplasticity. The benefits can be noted both in people with spinal cord injuries and...

Victory Over Paralysis

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tkN7SKZDlzw#t=196 Victory Over Paralysis - It's our goal. It's what motivates us as we fashion each experiment after, document and categorize each participant's progress with. We are a team from across the street and around...

FDA approval to move forward with Phase I safety trial using Schwann cells in...

The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis, a Center of Excellence at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, has received permission from the Food and Drug Administration to begin a Phase 1 clinical...

Paralyzed driver Michael Johnson continues winning races

More good news on 18-year-old paralyzed racer Michael Johnson from Mt. Morris: He keeps winning races and is being featured in the newest issue of Racer Magazine, the premier North American motor sports publication. The...

Clinical trials give spinal injury victims hope

There is fresh hope for thousands of paraplegics in New Zealand yearning that someday someone will give them a chance to walk again. Now, thanks to a 71-year-old Waikato housewife, recruiting for New Zealand's first...

Northwestern first site open for spinal cord stem cell trial

Northwestern Medicine is the first site open for enrollment in a national clinical research trial of a human embryonic stem cell-based therapy for participants with a subacute thoracic spinal cord injury. Following the...

Mannford student struggling to recover from paralysis

MANNFORD — In most ways, Meagan Waffle is a typical teenager. She laughs a lot, talks about boys, loves her friends, and is constantly interrupted by cell phone rings and text messages on her...