Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Tag: Las Vegas

How Makeup Artist Steph Aiello Pursued Her Cosmetology Career After Becoming Quadriplegic

In 2010, one day before she was supposed to start cosmetology school, Steph Aiello was involved in a car crash that left her paralyzed from the waist down with limited ability to move her...

Sam Schmidt hopes foundation leaves ultimate legacy

When Sam Schmidt began to prepare his remarks for his Southern Nevada Sports Hall of Fame induction ceremony on Friday, he struggled. The race car driver and owner knows it’s his accomplishments on the track...

Sam Schmidt to receive nation’s first license to drive semi-autonomous car

Sam Schmidt’s first victory as an Indy Racing League driver was at Las Vegas Motor Speedway in 1999. Paralyzed from the neck down since 2000, Schmidt is in line for a different type of victory...

Welcome to the hectic lifestyle of IndyCar team owner and quadriplegic Sam Schmidt

It was two days after the Indianapolis 500 when Sam Schmidt answered his cellphone and was asked if he finally was home, home being Henderson and Lake Las Vegas. No, he said. He was at...

Preliminary research findings released for Ekso robotic exoskeleton in spinal cord injury

Kessler Foundation has released preliminary research findings from its clinical study of the wearable robotic exoskeletal device, Ekso (Ekso Bionics). Gail Forrest, PhD, assistant director of Human Performance and Engineering Research, presented the Ekso...

Latest Breakthroughs and Treatments in Spinal Cord Injury Medicine Bring Top Clinicians and Researchers...

WASHINGTON, Aug. 27. 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The best and the brightest minds in spinal cord injury medicine will convene this week for Paralyzed Veterans of America's Summit 2012 to discuss the latest breakthroughs and...

Disabled hit the woods with all-terrain wheelchairs

MONROE -- Keith Smith suffered a spinal cord injury and lost the use of his legs 20 years ago. Today, he's able to maneuver through the woods to hunt or go to the beach thanks...