Thursday, July 29, 2021

Tag: Hope

Geoffrey Craigie

‘There’s definitely hope,’ Muskegon man receives rare stem cell therapy

Geoffrey Craigie, 29, suffered a traumatic spine injury on New Year's Eve in 2017 that paralyzed him from the neck down. GRAND RAPIDS, Mich....

UCLA scientist gives couple hope while searching for a cure for paralysis

Mark Pollock, Simone George tell their remarkable life story in new TED talk If you think listening to a paralyzed, blind man discuss his life...

Twenty years after paralyzing fall, Tasha Schuh’s life is an open book

Tasha Schuh is used to getting embarrassing questions about her sex life. Schuh, paralyzed from the chest down since she fell through a stage trap...

Scientists May Have Discovered How Spinal Injuries Are Repaired On a Cellular Level

Scientists have learned more about how a new surgical technique works to reconnect the spinal cord with sensory neurons after traumatic spinal injuries. A...

Ed Jackson: Dragons rugby player on his battle to walk again

Saturday, 8 April, 2017 was the day that changed the life of rugby player Ed Jackson forever. The Dragons number eight had just finished lunch...

Swimmer determined to help others after injury left him paralyzed

SONOMA, Calif. (KGO) -- ABC7 is recognizing a swimmer who is determined to help others after a spinal cord injury left him paralyzed. There are...

Man makes impressive recovery after near-fatal crash

Five years of pain can wear anyone down. Ask Josh Heine, and he'll tell you healing often takes longer than expected. After a near-fatal car...
Professor Alan Mackay-Sim

The future of stem cells: tackling hype versus hope

Controversy surrounds the link between Australian of the Year Alan Mackay Sim’s research and a Polish team who restored mobility for a paraplegic man. For...

Woman With Quadriplegia Urges Hollywood To Be More Hopeful

This story contains spoilers for the film “Me Before You.” MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A Wisconsin woman is getting a lot of attention for a blog...

Stem cell treatment could help paralyzed patients move

Louis Tontodonato's hopes and dreams may well lie in a virtual coin flip, a digital roll of the dice. Paralyzed from the neck down, the...