Thursday, September 23, 2021

Tag: Quality Of Life

Just Because I’m in a Wheelchair Doesn’t Mean Life Stops

From giving motivational talks to making people laugh as a “sit-down comedian,” Jessie Chin shares why his paralysis can’t keep him from living his...

Quadriplegic Man Uses His Face to Move Wheelchair

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zARSY2UuEB4 Jim Ryan was a pilot for 38 years but that all changed three years ago while on vacation in Hawaii with his wife, Isabelle. "We...
Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation

Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation Announces 100,000 Families Received One-on-One Assistance through the Paralysis...

The Paralysis Resource Center provides information, resources and grants to support the 5.4 million Americans living with paralysis SHORT HILLS, N.J., May 8, 2019 --...

‘It’s going to be okay’: Mother uses personal experience to support people with spinal...

Mandurah mother-of-two Tayla Stone said if she could send a message to her teenage self, it would be that things are going to be...

The tremendous spirit of tetraplegic Catriona Williams – who defies odds to fundraise for...

This year Catriona will complete a month-long cycle tour in France. It happened just before Christmas on the 10th of November 2002. "You never forget your...

Electrical stimulation technique helps patients with spinal cord injury

For many individuals with spinal cord injury, restoring autonomic functions – such as blood pressure control, bowel, bladder and sexual function – is of...

Out of tragedy, a man finds his true calling

Antonio Davis said his life was headed in the wrong direction when he was shot at close range and nearly killed 24 years ago....

Paralyzed People Control the Robot Waiters at a Japanese Cafe

In a win-win outcome for patients with spinal cord injuries and Japanese startup tech company Ory Lab, robotic waiters are working full shifts, allowing...
Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation

New Health Booklets Featured on the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation Publication Page

SHORT HILLS, N.J., Oct. 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation, a nonprofit dedicated to improving quality of life for people...

An Italian Researcher Develops a low-cost Robotic Glove to “lend a hand” to People...

The majority of people who suffer the partial or total loss of the hand’s motor skills report a drastic reduction in the quality of...