Friday, April 16, 2021

Tag: Ventilator

New hope for spinal cord injury victims

First breathing pacemaker comes to Israel. The first breathing pacemaker of its kind that regulates the pace of respiration in victims of spinal cord damage has been implanted in Israel. Yedidya Knopf, a 22-year-old...

Paralyzed man ‘an inspiration’

LINCOLN -- Larry Schroetlin rarely came across problems he couldn't solve. He was an auto mechanic and loved to fix things. Townspeople depended on him and he always delivered, every time, even if it meant...

Eric Westacott Foundation Raises Over $30,000 to Help Young Quadriplegic Boy

The Eric Westacott Foundation has raised over $30,000 for physical therapy for 11-year old Alex Malarkey. The funds will allow young Alex to participate in two separate two-week programs at Kennedy Krieger Institute's International...

Cheerleading Is Leading Cause Of Catastrophic Injury In Young Women

As a bright, young cheerleader trying out for the high school varsity squad, 14-year-old Laura Jackson had everything going for her. But when a back flip went wrong during a try-out without a trained spotter...

Device Helps Patients Breathe After Spinal Cord Injuries

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aN7Wc4sLHuE Device Helps Patients Breathe After Spinal Cord Injuries

Breathing On Their Own

ATLANTA (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Every year, spinal cord injuries force more than 11,000 people into a wheelchair. In the most serious cases, just taking a breath on their own is impossible. Patients often rely...

A life – in motion [video]

Looking for a high spot to watch a flotilla of tall ships in the dimming light, they climbed up to the third floor of a condo under construction, and were ready to settle into an unfinished balcony.

A life – in motion

It was the early 1980s, and Robb Dunfield, 19, was ready to celebrate the first night of summer with his friends in Vancouver’s Spanish Banks. Looking for a high spot to watch a flotilla of...

Mother of girl who ran over Bloomington boy order to pay $1M

BLOOMINGTON -- A Bloomington mother convicted of child endangerment for allowing her daughter to drive without a license was ordered to serve one day in jail and pay $1 million in restitution to the...

‘He’s every kid’s hero’

WALLED LAKE – From great adversity, heroes can emerge. They then can inspire and lead others to become more than they ever imagined. Walled Lake Central High School physical education teacher Kirk Pedersen, who...