Sunday, October 24, 2021

Tag: Paralyzed Veterans

Veterans with spinal cord injuries gain jobs, sense of purpose

TAMPA — Troy Webb rolled his wheelchair back from a wall of screens showing the busy hallways of the James A. Haley VA Medical...

Stay In Step: Spinal Cord Injury Recovery Center

Almost five years ago, in a dusty Afghan village thousands of miles from Tampa, Florida an event occurred that forever changed the lives of...

Wounded Pa. soldier seeks Chinese stem cell cure

YORK, Pa. — A York County soldier left partially paralyzed when he was shot in Afghanistan nearly two years ago is banking on stem...

Long Beach vocational assistance program helps veterans with spinal injuries find jobs

LONG BEACH >> Knowing that college was not what he wanted to do in his 20s, Mike Metal joined the Navy and trained to...

Helping paralyzed soldiers take their first steps

They put their lives on the line for the good of our country every day- American troops aren’t just patriotic heroes, they are survivors. 29...

Wounded veterans hit the beach

Injured warriors catch a wave — and support HAMPTON BEACH — As a cheering, whistling and hooting crowd watched intently, Greg Major, 49, went surfing...

Trap shooting offers ‘great therapy’ for veterans with spinal cord injuries

U.S. Navy veteran Jim Trombley, of Ballwin, clutched a firearm to his cheek, his eye riveted along the barrel. There was a long moment...

VA’s Adaptive Housing Grants for Disabled Veterans

http://youtu.be/EN5QMihyuhY VA provides grants to Servicemembers and Veterans with certain permanent and total service-connected disabilities to help purchase or construct an adapted home, or modify...

Syracuse VA unveils new $90 million wing

Syracuse, N.Y. - Jeffrey Campbell, a paralyzed quadriplegic Army veteran from Skaneateles, frequently goes to the Syracuse VA Medical Center for treatment when his...

Bronx VA doctor helps paraplegics walk with exoskeletons

Ann Spungen, the principal investigator of the VA’s exoskeletal-assisted walking study, is excited about the ReWalk, a device invented by an Israeli scientist that...