Tuesday, June 18, 2024

Tag: Personal Story

LIVING THE DREAM How I became a wheelchair tennis star after I was paralysed...

LAUREN Jones, 23, is a wheelchair tennis player from Worthing. Lauren, who was number 25 in the world, tells how she made her sport dreams...

Experimental Spinal Cord Treatment Helps Texas Man Regain Some Motion After Paralyzing Accident

Kent Stephenson is on a treadmill, working to put one foot in front of the other as a team of trainers helps guide his...

How UofL spinal cord study is helping one man make strides back to full...

The program was home to someone who went from full traumatic spinal injury, to being able to walk again LOUISVILLE, Ky. — It's one...

Quadriplegic mother over comes the odds; reaches goals

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QoT-E5epzcg BENTON, Ark.-A Benton mother not letting an injury stop her from reaching her goals. Jen Goodwin suffered a spinal cord injury from a boating accident...

Off the cuff: How I fell in love with my wheelchair

Don’t ever call me ‘wheelchair bound’. My wheelchair doesn’t bind me — it liberates me The wheelchair represents many different things, depending on the beholder’s...

Australian scientist working on cure for spinal cord injury

https://youtu.be/DSdaDRTOE14 Professor Bryce Vissel from the University of Technology Sydney wants “no less than a cure” for spinal cord injury patients. In an extended interview with...

Paralympian Mackenzie Soldan Is Making History in Wheelchair Tennis

The 26-year-old is the first wheelchair player to train full-time at the USTA National Campus. After winning Paralympic Gold at the 2016 Rio Games, Mackenzie...

Ashlee can’t move her legs but she’s a certified scuba diver

Ashlee Florrimell is a self-proclaimed "water baby" so, despite being a paraplegic, it was a natural progression to start scuba diving and "exploring the...

Childhood Friends, Paralyzed at Different Times, Turn to Fitness and Each Other For Support

https://youtu.be/msCM6pD8Kws A twist of fate brought these friends closer than they had ever been. CJ Bellamy, 29, and David Kellam, 30, were both paralyzed in...

Eric LeGrand Shares Words of Wisdom with Riverview Students

DENVILLE, NJ – Eric LeGrand stopped by Riverview Elementary School in Denville to share pearls of wisdom with its third, fourth and fifth graders...