Wednesday, May 22, 2024

Tag: Paraplegia

Paralysis is a Catastrophic Injury

For an injury to be considered catastrophic, it must occur without any warning. It must also disrupt your life is some way, whether by...

Ray of hope for patients with spinal cord injury

LUCKNOW: Pace of life subdues with age. For 56-year-old Saroj things may be worse. She fell from her roof-top in Basti last week and...

The Whole World Is Watching

Hope—and anxiety—run high as the first clinical trial of embryonic-stem-cell therapy begins this summer. Six weeks before the hoopla over President Barack Obama's executive order...

Adventure Therapy

A LIFELONG STRUGGLE: People who have suffered spinal cord injuries are at higher risk for obesity than those who haven't. Because they're often confined...

Neuralstem’s Human Stem Cells Integrate into Nervous System of Rats with Animal Model of...

Make Synaptic Contact with Host Motor Neurons ROCKVILLE, Md., March 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Transplanted human neural stem cells (hNSCs) developed by Neuralstem, Inc. (NYSE Alternext...

Stationary bike helps spinal cord injury sufferers

People who have suffered spinal cord injuries are at higher risk for obesity than those who haven't. Because they're often confined to a wheelchair, the...

Paraplegic raising funds

Fenelon Falls resident praises support of association More than six years ago, a single moment changed Matt Hughes' life forever. In August 2002, Hughes was involved...

How retired Formula 1 hero David Coulthard now devotes his spare time to charity

SCOTS Formula 1 hero David Coulthard is used to life in the fast lane. And three months after retiring from racing, he's showing no...

Local family grateful for support for son

Ken Majonis, 31, was paralyzed in accident; now convalescing at home MARLBORO — The Majonis family of Marlboro saw a happy ending to 2008...

Beyond disabilities

Interacting with people who use mobility aids Probably the most recognisable form of Disability is physical. Yes, it is absolutely true! People using crutches, a...