Tuesday, February 27, 2024

Tag: Hope

Boys to Men: Damien’s Journey

“I jumped off the back of a boat, my chin hit the water in a weird way, and I dislocated my spine, the C4 and C5. The instant I hit the water my body just stopped working. I was looking face down at the bottom of the lake and I just couldn’t move.“

Hope For Spinal Cord Regeneration

Traumatic spinal cord injury (SCI) is a severely disabling condition that can result in full or partial paralysis, as well as sensory and autonomic...

When a cure isn’t a cure: searching for miracles can do more damage

Modern science can offer a lot of things, but the search for a miracle cure to spinal cord injury is dangerous on many levels. It's...

Spinal cord injury sufferers live in hope of a medical miracle that could see...

VICTORIAN medical researchers are embarking on a range of exciting trials to improve the lives of people with quadriplegia and prevent the severity of...

Science sees future beyond Paralympics

PARIS - Imagine a future with no sporting events for paralysed people. A future in which there is no need, as all the would-be...

Hope Eternal

The last thing Christa Sexton remembers is the fire truck careening toward her. When she woke up, face down on the warm highway asphalt, life...

On anniversary of accident, paralyzed Severn man hopes for independence

There are moments in time that can forever alter your life. Evan Cronhardt’s life changed its course on April 10, 2008 as he was...

New Hope for Reversing the Effects of Spinal Cord Injury

New Brunswick, NJ – Walking is the obvious goal for individuals who have a chronic spinal cord injury, but it is not the only...

Hope for spinal cord injuries

Researchers deploy "sonic hedgehog" to help repair damage EAST GREENBUSH — Researchers in the Capital Region have created microscopic beads that may help heal spinal...

Enzyme and graft combo restores lung function after spinal injury

Until the last few decades, it was generally thought that damage to the spinal cord was permanent, as the nerves within our vertebrae stubbornly...