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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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...