Tag: Virginia Beach
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va – On Monday, a group of 20 quadriplegics and paraplegics in wheelchairs battled head-to-head on the paintball field to spread a great message.
A group of people with spinal cord injuries visited iFly Virginia Beach to experience what it feels like to skydive.
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WVEC) — Two dozen people with spinal cord injuries left wheelchairs firmly on the ground as they floated above it Saturday.
A North Carolina woman who got married last summer after a poolside accident left her paralyzed isn’t walking yet, but she hasn’t given up on learning to move on her own again.
Rachelle Friedman Chapman is stronger after training for almost three weeks in October at Project Walk, a spinal cord injury recovery center in Carlsbad, Calif. And the 26-year-old from Knightdale, near Raleigh, hopes to return for more training that could help her walk for the first time since the accident just weeks before her original wedding date.
“You see people standing up out of their wheelchair, people who are relearning how to walk,” Chapman said in a recent phone interview.