Thursday, April 15, 2021

Tag: FL

FSU research sheds light on spinal cord injuries

Thousands of people worldwide suffer severe spinal cord injuries each year, but little is known about why these injuries often continue to deteriorate long after the initial damage occurs. Yi Ren, a professor of biomedical...

Brain-controlled robot helps people learn to walk again

https://youtu.be/NrwKuRVOfBw A new robotic treatment device helping people with spinal cord injuries learn to walk again can only be found in one place in the United States; Brooks Rehabilitation in Jacksonville. JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - A...

Stand-Up Wheelchair Lets Chef with Disabilities Continue His Career

In honor of National Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Month, Vocational Rehabilitation shares the story of a man who was able to return to his career with the help of assistive technology. Winter Haven, FL (PRWEB)...

Superman to the rescue

Molly’s House awarded $10,000 for spinal cord respite care from the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation Molly’s House in Stuart has received a $10,000 Spinal Cord Respite Grant from the nationally recognized Christopher & Dana...

NextStep Fitness

NextStep is an internationally recognized non-profit that makes life-changing rehab and fitness accessible and affordable to individuals living with paralysis. Today, most of these individuals are deprived of the resources they desperately need to...

Sabrina Cohen Foundation to open accessible beach in Florida

On July 2, the Sabrina Cohen Foundation will be opening an accessible beach to the public, funded by grants from the Craig H. Nielsen Foundation and the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation for all...

Center for Neuro Recovery

Center for Neuro Recovery is the nation’s leading functional movement exercise facility with the most state-of-the-art researched-backed equipment to date. Center for Neuro Recovery’s® Comprehensive Activity-based Strength Training (C.A.S.T.®) program helps individuals reach maximum...

Man does not let spinal cord injury stop him from living life

iviera Beach Police officers are honoring the department’s newest disabled employee. At the young age of 16, Sean Garrick was in a bad car crash that left him paralyzed from the waist down. Unsure if he’d ever walk again, Garrick’s recovery continues to this day almost 13 years later.