GASTONIA, NC — A 28-year-old North Carolina pharmacist is pushing physical limitations, conquering stereotypes, soaring to new heights and defying gravity.
TRAVELLING over 4,000 miles from her home town in Northern Ireland to Project Walk in Longwood, Orlando, bubbly Jennifer Smyth is on an epic journey, not to accumulate the rich life experiences of adventurous travel, but rather to regain her legs – the use of which she lost in a catastrophic gymnastic accident almost three… Continue Reading »
A new patient study has paved the way for a new opportunity to rehabilitate patients with spinal cord damage. Dr Anastasia Shulga led the Helsinki University Hospital study in which two patients with spinal cord injuries received a form of treatment that combined transcranial magnetic stimulation with simultaneous peripheral nerve stimulation given repeatedly for nearly… Continue Reading »
New film ‘You and Me’ documents Barney’s journey from wheelchair to surfboard and his friendship with Mick Fanning
Device is like having a ‘mouse inside your mouth,’ says Emma Mogus An Ontario teen has won a $2,000 science prize for creating and building a computer mouse that is controlled by the tongue. Emma Mogus, 17, from Oakville, built the TiC, or Tongue-Interface-Communication. There are five buttons inside a mouthguard-type device, which is connected… Continue Reading »