Monday, June 14, 2021

Tag: KY

UofL researchers’ discovery helping children with spinal cord injuries

Locomotor training is helping Emmalie, who was unable to walk after suffering a spinal cord injury, take steps, sit up on her own and improve her range of motion. Andrea Behrman, PhD, professor in...

Meet Catfish Chris

http://dai.ly/x4n2wka Fourteen years ago, a car crash left Chris paralyzed from the chest down—but he didn’t let that keep him from fishing. The article for this video is from Field & Stream magazine. It is more...

Researchers discover role of protein in neuron sprouting

Role of adaptor protein CD2AP in neuron sprouting discovered by UofL researchers could lead to therapies for Alzheimer’s disease, stroke recovery and spinal cord injury University of Louisville researchers have discovered that a protein previously...

The Doctors Said He’d Never Walk. So His Parents Took Him on a Trip...

Before he was even born, Evander Conroy had a fight on his hands. Evander, four-year-old developed a malignant tumor in his chest cavity while in the womb. The tumor damaged his spine, leaving him, from birth, unable to walk

Paralyzed designer creates jeans for women in wheelchairs

Most pieces of clothing are not designed for people with disabilities. Alter Ur Ego is not one of them. Heidi McKenzie, a T4 paraplegic woman paralyzed in a car accident in 2007 at the age of 21, has designed a collection of jeans dubbed Alter Ur Ego for people who use wheelchairs.

BOOK: I Choose to Be Happy: A School Shooting Survivor’s Triumph Over Tragedy

Missy was one of eight students in a prayer group who were shot by a fellow student in the lobby of their Padukah, Kentucky high school. Her fortitude and faith keep her speaking on...