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Steve Emt Wheelchair Curling

Once a College Basketball Player, Paralyzed Athlete Now Curls

Steve Emt was rolling himself up a hill to a pie shop in Falmouth, Massachusetts, when the coach of a wheelchair curling team noticed the former UConn basketball player. The shop's name was Pie in...

FDA Clears Parker’s Indego® Exoskeleton for Clinical, Personal Use

State-of-the-Art Device Allows Individuals with Spinal Cord Injury to Stand and Walk; Regulatory Clearances in USA and Europe Pave the Way for Commercialization CLEVELAND, March 10, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Parker Hannifin Corporation (NYSE: PH),...

Recovering from Spinal Cord Injury: Treatment Stages

People often ask me when or if there will ever be a cure for spinal cord injury. Although there are many differing opinions about this, I am confident there will be a cure in...

UofL research shows that patients benefit from spinal cord rehab network, locomotor training

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Sept. 5, 2012) — Research studies from teams headed by a University of Louisville/Frazier Rehab Institute neuroscientist published online this week demonstrate for the first time that innovative rehabilitative treatments for individuals...

UM’s Miami Project gets FDA approval for clinical paralysis trial

The FDA’s go-ahead makes The Miami Project’s clinical trial to aid against spinal cord injury the only one in the United States. The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis said Tuesday it has received federal approval...

Doctor looks to China for spinal injury ‘cure’

US-based Doctor Wise Young first used the word "cure" in relation to his work after a conversation with Reeve, the "Superman" hero who became quadriplegic in an equestrian accident in 1995. Reeve contacted him looking...

After a spinal-cord injury, life goes on

The 24-hour news cycle has affected all of us in different ways. For Jack Jablonski, I fear it has hijacked the time that could help him adjust to his new spinal-cord injury. Eighteen years ago,...

Restoring Function After Spinal Cord Injury With Nerve Transplant: The New Frontier

As of yet, scientists and researchers have not been able to completely reverse the damage caused by spinal cord injury, but a core group of experts in this fast-moving field have been making advances...

Drug offers hope for spinal cord patients

New Zealand scientists have taken big strides towards producing a drug treatment for spinal cord injuries - an exciting development for anyone confined to a wheelchair by back or neck injuries. The Auckland University neuroscientists...