Wednesday, May 12, 2021

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REINVENTING THE WHEEL: Stories of Life After Spinal Cord Injury

21 Photographers + 21 People with Spinal Cord Injury = 21 Photo Stories about ABILITY The NATIONAL MUSEUM OF HEALTH + MEDICINE CHICAGO, with KEEPSAYK LLC, a pioneering Chicago Tech Startup, and BACKBONES, a nonprofit...

Paralyzed Cyclist Takes the Ride of His Life

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kX_hn3Xf90g Martyn Ashton wants to inspire others In 2013, stunt cyclist Martyn Ashton, a former world champion mountain biker, crashed during a cycling event and was left paralyzed from the waist down. Recently, with the help...

20 Years Later: Travis Roy Reflects On Life-Altering Injury, Foundation

BOSTON (CBS) — It’s been 20 years since Travis Roy’s hockey career came to an end, just 11 seconds after it began. A freshman at Boston University, Roy took the ice as a Terrier for...

Spinal Cord Injuries Drop Among Young, But Rise Among Older Americans

Falls are the major cause among the elderly, researchers say While the overall rate of traumatic spinal cord injuries was stable from 1993 to 2012, an increasing number of older Americans have experienced this injury,...

Living with a spinal cord injury for 50 years and counting!

I am a 50 year SCI 'spinal cord injury' survivor. I wrote this hoping it might encourage someone or help them get diagnosed. Life is pretty much what we make of it, change is constant...

Nation’s most inclusive park to celebrate grand opening Saturday in Palo Alto

PALO ALTO (KRON) — Where in the world can a child or adult in a wheelchair play side by side with everyone else, regardless of their physical abilities? Located in Mitchell Park, Magical Bridge Playground is the nation’s most innovative-inclusive playground, designed and built for visitors of all abilities.

You Can Help Find a Cure for Spinal Cord Injury

Wings for Life and the Reeve Foundation have united around a common goal and need your help today. It all started with a single toe. Even today, Dr. Susan Harkema recalls the words spoken by...

Darrell Gwynn ‘comes Home’ As He Joins The Buoniconti Fund To Cure Paralysis

The Hall of Fame Drag Racer will unite with Marc Buoniconti to help find a cure for paralysis and help those living with paralysis have an improved quality of life Nearing the 25th anniversary...

Israeli Traveller Conquers Heaphy Track in Wheelchair

Arnon Amit from Israel arrived in Karamea at the top of the West Coast of the South Island of New Zealand on January 2, 2015, after successfully negotiating the Heaphy Track in a wheelchair. The...

Murray’s Problem

Chapter One - Scientist and Son Murray Blackmore stood at the lectern and tried to take in the dark conference room, the men and women in wheelchairs waiting for him to wrest a little hope...