Sunday, October 24, 2021

Tag: Australia

This Australian-designed bionic glove will bring greater autonomy to paralysis patients

A new bionic glove being developed in Australia could see paralysis patients achieve greater autonomy. The seeds of the KinoGlove project were sown 17 years...
Dinesh Palipana

Emergency Department Dr with a wheelchair

https://youtu.be/9GxtQo1Xj-s Dinesh Palipana was a young medical student with a promising career ahead of him, when a car accident left him with C6/7 spinal cord...

Quadriplegic doctor working on helping spinal patients walk again

When it comes to developing cutting-edge technology to help people with spinal problems walk again, Dinesh Palipana is uniquely qualified – not only is...

The barriers to becoming a doctor with quadriplegia | Dinesh Palipana | TEDxBrisbane

https://youtu.be/cK5Rl4aRuEw Halfway through medical school, Dinesh was involved in a catastrophic motor vehicle accident that caused a cervical spinal cord injury. He still went on...

World Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Day promotes living a full life

Today is World Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Day, providing an opportunity to shine a spotlight on the experiences of people living with a spinal...

The Grandy Man: Quad star Dylan Alcott aims for two Slams at US Open

In singles and doubles, there's no one quite like this 28-year-old from Australia. The US Open is more than just singles, doubles and juniors. The...

Paralyzed Patients Regain the Use of Their Hands Thanks to Breakthrough Nerve Surgery in...

Recent surgical trials have bestowed new life on quadriplegics who can now return to activities they never thought they’d be able to do again,...

Australian scientist working on cure for spinal cord injury

https://youtu.be/DSdaDRTOE14 Professor Bryce Vissel from the University of Technology Sydney wants “no less than a cure” for spinal cord injury patients. In an extended interview with...

Ashlee can’t move her legs but she’s a certified scuba diver

Ashlee Florrimell is a self-proclaimed "water baby" so, despite being a paraplegic, it was a natural progression to start scuba diving and "exploring the...

Beau Vernon became a quadriplegic at 23. He has since coached two country teams...

As Beau Vernon scooped up the football one Saturday afternoon at Leongatha seven years ago, he was collected in the head by a Wonthaggi...