Friday, April 16, 2021

Tag: Spinal Cord Injury Recovery

Paralyzed aerialist vows to one day walk and fly again

SACRAMENTO, CA – Tresa Honaker has adapted to life's changes with an unwavering resolve and trust. "It's the hardest work I've ever done in my life," Honaker said. Honaker, a lifelong dancer, discovered her love for...

GettingBackUp.org

Getting Back Up seeks to help those living with a spinal cord injury by improving their quality of life TODAY. The focus is on providing goods and services which can help make a difference...

Vanderbilt finding may aid recovery from spinal cord injury

Researchers in the Vanderbilt University Institute of Imaging Science (VUIIS) have achieved the first conclusive non-invasive measurement of neural signaling in the spinal cords of healthy human volunteers. Their technique, described today in the journal...

How one man’s spinal cord injury is still healing 24 years later

“I remember hitting the bottom, being face down, and my entire body getting a tingling feeling like when your foot falls asleep. It was then that I knew I broke my neck. I couldn't...

Motocross Star, Bruce Cook, Works Toward Recovery from Spinal Cord Injury

Life in the fast lane is just that - fast. For motocross enthusiast, Bruce Cook, things happened all too quickly. In an attempt to complete the first-ever double front-flip before a live audience; Cook, 26...

Former Rutgers football player Eric LeGrand continuing on quest to find cures for spinal...

Eric LeGrand has never really been one of those people to just concentrate on his school work and go home. Even if school, after he suffered a severe spinal injury on the football field...

Recovering quadriplegic returns to the stage

(WJBK) - A 28-year-old man from Clarkston is told he'll never walk again after a tragic accident, but with modern medicine and raw determination he's working to prove doctors wrong. Vince Rutley was newly engaged,...

New discovery gives hope that nerves could be repaired after spinal cord injury

A new discovery suggests it could one day be possible to chemically reprogram and repair damaged nerves after spinal cord injury or brain trauma. Researchers from Imperial College London and the Hertie Institute, University of...

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 — if his body and his parents cooperate — he...

Janine Shepherd overcame a horrific spinal cord injury – now she wants to help...

JANINE Shepherd should have died 28 years ago. Her body was broken and paralysed from the waist down. Doctors told her parents to prepare for the worst. Even when she rolled out of hospital in...