Tuesday, April 20, 2021

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Jockey on road to recovery after racing accident in Blackfoot left her paralyzed

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — Forty-five days after the accident, Nikeela Black sat in her room at Craig Hospital cataloging all she could remember. She recalls telling the three other riders to keep their horses in their...

Common Myths about Spinal Cord Injuries

The internet can be a gift and a curse at the same time. It offers the potential of providing people with some very valuable information, but also allows for a lot of misconstrued and...

Denial of customized power wheelchairs sparks federal lawsuit

The Texas Commission on Health and Human Services' denial of customized power wheelchairs has sparked a lawsuit in federal court. Plaintiffs Bradley Koenning, 23, Brian Martin, 27, and Morgan Ryals, 25, all three of whom...

Quadriplegic visitor sues Disney after stuck on ride

A quadriplegic Disneyland visitor is suing the parent company for failing to evacuate him from the broken "it's a small world" ride, the lawsuit says, prompting dangerously high blood pressure. Jose Martinez of San Pedro...

U.S. Can Continue Stem-Cell Funding, Court Says

Scientists who use embryonic stem cells for research can continue to receive U.S. taxpayer funding while the government challenges a lower-court order that barred federal support, an appeals court said. The ruling by U.S. Court...

Miracle Paralyzed Dad Shares His Family’s Story…40 Years After Football Injury

Paralyzed on Oct. 30, 1970, from spinal cord injury during Cornell football game, 60-year-old Long Island man speaks about re-inventing his life after tragic sports injury, starting a career, marrying the woman of...

Spinal Cord Injuries Create Long Term Health Issues

Major accidents usually result in severe injuries sustained by one or more persons. Among these injuries, however, injuries to the spine is the worst to be suffered by those involved in the accident. Usually,...

Automobile Accidents: The Leading Cause of Spinal Cord Injuries

The leading cause of spinal cord injuries are automobile accidents. The automobile accident rate has increased over the years, probably relating to the fact that there are more cars and more drivers than ever...

Quadriplegic man wins gun permit to go hunting again

Resident James Cap, a quadriplegic after a spinal cord injury in 1979, was granted permission in Superior Court on Nov. 10 to obtain a permit to carry a firearm provided it is locked in...

Judge says handicapped Manville man can get gun permit

There is “no reason” James Cap, a quadriplegic who is physically unable to hold a gun or pull a trigger, should be denied a firearms ID card — a requirement for the purchase of...