Sunday, October 24, 2021

Tag: Shepherd Center

Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation Partnering with the Shepard Center for New Video Series

The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation, dedicated to curing spinal cord injury by advancing innovative research and improving the quality of life for individuals...

Home Exercises for Spinal Cord Injury

https://youtu.be/IlkfjEK96ZQ Exercise is essential after a spinal cord injury. Lack of physical activity leads to poor fitness, weight gain, diabetes and increased risk of heart...

Paralyzed in 2014 crash that killed her beloved husband, Robinette Tilley stays in family...

Robinette Tilley is the boss. The fact that she rides a wheelchair now instead of a motorcycle hasn’t changed that. Tilley was in her customary...

Love – and a Little Help from New Friends – Keeps School Sweethearts’ Wedding...

Anna Claire Stokes had a wedding to coordinate. Thanks to her new Shepherd Center family, no spinal cord injury was going to derail her...

New Mobile App Promotes Fitness for People with Spinal Cord Injury

Shepherd Center, in collaboration with MobileSmith, has developed a mobile app called SCI-Ex to promote fitness for people with spinal cord injury (SCI). The...

Parenting with a Spinal Cord Injury Presents Challenges and Opportunities

Having a spinal cord injury affects everyone in the family. People who are newly injured often fear being unable to be a good parent. Though being a parent with a spinal cord injury is challenging, there are some positive things that can result for you and your child.

WPI student begins challenging journey after spinal cord injury

The first entry on the grierstrong.com blog set a remarkably honest tone for what will likely be a lifelong journey for Worcester Polytechnic...

Experimental Drug Being Tested at Shepherd Center May Improve Mobility after Spinal Cord Injury

Only hours after a traumatic spinal cord injury, when the life-and-death moments have passed and ongoing challenges are just coming into focus, some patients...

Young wrestler battles back after spinal cord injury

Hunter Garstin, 15, shows remarkable improvement 100 days after getting hurt during a match ATLANTA — If Hunter Garstin gets the chance to wrestle again...

Safe Swimming: Lives Change Forever With One Bad Dive

An unfamiliar, unlit pool and a split-second decision to dive. That tragic combination changed Chase Jones' life forever. The 28-year-old University of Georgia graduate broke three...