Wednesday, June 23, 2021

Tag: Ohio

No Limits: Paralyzed man motivates others with wheelchair art

It all started with rain-soaked wheelchair tire treads that patterned across the driveway of Jeremy Bigelow’s Holland home. “I was driving through puddles in my driveway one day, and seeing the tracks all over the...

Researchers find possible treatment for suppressed immunity from spine injuries

Scientists report in Nature Neuroscience they have identified an underlying cause of dangerous immune suppression in people with high level spinal cord injuries and they propose a possible treatment. In the journal's April 18 online...

Quadriplegic man Ian Burkhart moves fingers, hand and wrist thanks to tiny computer chip...

A quadriplegic man has been able to move his fingers, hand and wrist after having a tiny computer chip implanted in his brain. The neuroprosthetic device, which is smaller than a pea, translates neural...

A Life Repurposed

Ryan Atkins was on path to graduate from UC when a devastating 2009 car accident left him paralyzed from the shoulders down. Six years later, he completes the journey. THAT FALL PROMISED TO BE HIS...