Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Tag: Spinal Cord Injury

What is a spinal cord injury?

A spinal cord injury means that the spinal cord of a person is damaged and the person cannot do things that they otherwise would have been able to do such as walking (mobility) or...

Dancer With Spinal Cord Injury Continues To Dance

https://youtu.be/FPOq8LqtR2g Chelsie Hill’s dream was to be a dancer and it was evident since she was little that the California native had a promising future ahead of her as a dancer. She won awards at...
Dr Peter Grahn

Ten Questions with Dr. Peter Grahn

In the summer of 2005 just graduated Willmar Cardinal basketball player Pete Grahn was enjoying a swim in Green Lake with friends when his life changed for good. It was an exciting time for Pete,...

Common Myths about Spinal Cord Injuries

The internet can be a gift and a curse at the same time. It offers the potential of providing people with some very valuable information, but also allows for a lot of misconstrued and...

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 plans. https://vimeo.com/198047782 The night before Valentine's Day 2016, Anna Claire Stokes and...

General Medical Concerns for People with Spinal Cord Injury

When a health concern comes up, how do you know what kind of health care provider to see? What can you expect from your primary care team? What testing should you receive as part...

Spinal injury opened my eyes to my huge abilities

One Saturday, as usual, I drove to the National Spinal Injury Hospital (NSIH). When I got there, I requested a gentleman, whom I later learnt was a brother to one of the patients, to...

Woman doesn’t let spinal cord injury keep her off the racetrack

"Life after spinal injury doesn't have to be any worse, it just has to be different." Sometimes you do something just because someone tells you not to. That was the case for Nathalie McGloin, the only...
Tamara Mena

No barrier is unbreakable! By Tamara Mena

https://youtu.be/whvu8yY1-Uo I am Tamara Mena and I am 30 years old. I’m a host, model, and motivational speaker. I’m a wheelchair user and paraplegic due to a spinal cord injury, acquired at the age of...

Capturing Action Sports as a Quadriplegic Photographer

https://youtu.be/6O6NLst__oc Loren Worthington is a photographer with a unique perspective, both literally and figuratively. A spinal cord injury cost Worthington the use of three of his limbs and with that, his participation in sports. Almost...