Tuesday, April 16, 2024

Tag: Inspiration

How a ‘nightmare’ motorcycle accident sparked a quadriplegic’s entrepreneurial inspiration

After his physiotherapy ended, a quadriplegic created his own wall gym Antonio Ramunno knew he shouldn't have been out on his motorcycle, but it was...

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...
Billy Keenan

Learning to breathe, learning to move forward, learning to survive: The Billy Keenan story

Quadriplegic turned inspirational speaker: “When you’re faced with adversity, you have two basic choices. Curse the darkness or light a candle.” Billy Keenan said he...

NFL Draft agent doesn’t let spinal cord injury keep him from the pros

He is representing an offensive lineman in the upcoming NFL draft. ST. LOUIS – Jim Schottel is one of the most remarkable people you will...

Quadriplegic Athlete Has Unfinished Business at Boston

In June 2016, Matt Wetherbee was left paralyzed after going head first into a wall during a pick-up basketball game. Severely damaging his spinal...

Disabled TV Host’s Speech ‘Why Am I Still Alive’ Which Has Inspired Millions Despite...

You might have come across her inspirational speech being shared online, in which she talked about how her husband jumped out of the car...

LeGrand and Nichols inspire spinal cord patients together

NEW BRUNSWICK – Promoting positivity, Eric LeGrand and Mike Nichols took several pediatric patients by surprise with a visit at PSE&G Children’s Specialized Hospital...

Let’s Roll Out ALS

Eddy Lefrançois built his site to share information regarding my diagnosis with ALS, and raise awareness about this terrible disease — please read about...

‘Extreme Makeover: Home’ still changing York County quadriplegic man’s life 6 years later

Every morning, Brian Keefer looks up at the framed words of encouragement covering his bedroom wall, and he smiles. “Brian, you keep smiling because that’s...

Be Thankful and Heal Faster: Author Describes Spinal Cord Injury Recovery

Research projects at UCLA and elsewhere have proven that thankfulness (gratitude) has physical, in addition to emotional, effects on people. Shelly Kerchner, who just...