Wednesday, December 7, 2022

Tag: Personal Story

Finding Meaning and Joy After Spinal Cord Injury

Preethi Srinivasan was an 18-year-old with a bright future in sports and academics. A state-level medalist in swimming, she was also a proficient cricket...

Mason Ellis Finally Fixed His Health Issue – Quadriplegic (C5, C6, C7)

After suffering a spinal cord injury, there are a lot of secondary complications that go along with paralysis, such as pressure sores, muscle spasms,...

Wickens marks return to racing with podium finish in Daytona

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Robert Wickens worked for more than three years to get back into a racecar and resume the driving career...

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, hosted by Louise Phipps Senft, acclaimed mediator, CEO, and mother, takes listeners on a riveting journey of trauma healing and...

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,...