Friday, April 16, 2021

Tag: Spinal Cord Injury Recovery

Repeated muscle stimulation can restore movement post paralysis

A new patient study has paved the way for a new opportunity to rehabilitate patients with spinal cord damage. Dr Anastasia Shulga led the Helsinki University Hospital study in which two patients with spinal cord...

‘I decided to have a recovery’: Rhiannon Tracey’s next big step

Rhiannon Tracey was two months shy of her 21st birthday when she found herself face down in a pool of water. In Bali, on a girl's trip with her mum and best friend, they had...

Early Rehab May Help Spinal Cord Injury Patients

(HealthDay News) -- Beginning rehabilitation soon after a spinal cord injury seems to lead to improvements in functioning for patients, according to a new study. Researchers analyzed data from nearly 4,000 people in the United...

Why We Need More Stories of Disability That Aren’t About Overcoming Disability

Most stories that reach mainstream audiences about disability require the person to "overcome" it. You’ve seen the headlines: ‘Paralyzed bride walks down the aisle’ or ‘Paralyzed student walks on graduation day.” Stories like these...

Putting 1 foot in front of another, former quadriplegic spends 15 years learning to...

LOS ANGELES — The worst day of Aaron Baker's life wasn't when the then-20-year-old professional motocross racer crashed his bike one spring day in 1999, flew over the handlebars and hit the ground head-first,...

Recovery a lifelong project for therapy center founder

Clinton Township — Charlie Parkhill talks with his hands. It's remarkable, given that 17 years ago, an accident left him unable to move his body below his neck. Parkhill was a CPA with his own...

Motocross rider Bruce Cook lands back flip after spinal injury

One year after he injured his spinal cord, Bruce Cook says he has come a long way Motocross stunt rider Bruce Cook has taken to old adage "once you fall off the horse; get back...

Queensbury firefighter paralysed in bike crash is now helping spinal patients snorkel

A Queensbury firefighter who was paralysed in a cycling accident is now using his love of scuba diving to help other patients with spinal injuries. Pete Lau had travelled the world scuba diving and had...

Life after a spinal cord injury

A spinal cord injury can be a life-changing event. Within a few minutes, some of the very basic things you took for granted – walking, dressing yourself, driving a car-are taken away from you....

Recovering from L1, L2 Spinal cord injury

https://youtu.be/yPAI3YcNOTw Hi, My name is Raffy. Located at Lamitan City Basilan in the Philippines. I'm doing this work without any devices and psychotherapist asisting me. My injury was 6 years a go and still recovering.