Thursday, July 29, 2021

Tag: Personal Story

Quad Gods: The world-class gamers who play with their mouths

Chris Scott was falling towards the ground above Long Island, New York, when he realised that something was wrong. An experienced skydiving instructor with around...

Woman with spinal cord injury shares pregnancy journey to bring visibility to people in...

A woman with a spinal cord injury who has been a wheelchair user her entire life, is sharing her joy with the world about...
Ryan Shazier Fund

Ryan Shazier Launches New Nonprofit to Support Spinal Cord Injuries

Former Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Ryan Shazier today announced the launch of his new 501(c)3, the Ryan Shazier Fund for Spinal Rehabilitation. In 2017, Shazier suffered...

Walter Lewis holds world record for longest living quadriplegic

GAUTIER, Miss. (WLOX) - Claiming a world record is never easy, but one man in Gautier has had a longer road to a record...

Eric LeGrand Reflects on Decade Teaching Others to Believe

Ten years after he suffered a spinal cord injury during a football game at MetLife Stadium that left him paralyzed, Eric LeGrand continues to...

Blink of an Eye Podcast

Blink of an Eye explores life stories of trauma, loss, awakenings and epiphanies, beginning with my own story when I got the call that...

She broke her back mountain biking. Now she’s a Yale New Haven nurse.

NEW HAVEN — Lindsey Runkel says there are no inappropriate questions to ask her. There certainly are many questions to ask. Like, how does a nurse,...

Quadriplegic Record-Breaking Esports Gamer RockyNoHands Signs with Luminosity

Rocky Stoutenburgh, a.k.a. RockyNoHands, has just made history yet again. The pro gamer was previously inducted into the Guinness World Records 2020 and Guinness World...
Dinesh Palipana

Emergency Department Dr with a wheelchair

https://youtu.be/9GxtQo1Xj-s Dinesh Palipana was a young medical student with a promising career ahead of him, when a car accident left him with C6/7 spinal cord...

COVID‐19 and Spinal Cord Injuries: The viewpoint from an emergency department resident with quadriplegia

Spinal cord injuries (SCIs) present distinct physiological and social considerations for the emergency physician. During the COVID‐19 pandemic, these considerations may generate unique challenges...