A rehabilitation gym at the Kennedy Krieger Institute was once a play space for Morgan Dunnigan and Grace Meek. Despite the seriousness of their spinal cord injuries, the girls, then 6 and 7, squirted water at their doctors and visitors with syringes. They “raced” during balancing exercises. They even had Grace’s father’s toenails painted. So… Continue Reading »
Fitness trackers routinely measure physical activity such as running and cycling and encourage people to stand up and walk around throughout the day. But if you’re in a wheelchair, you’re out of luck. Apple wants to change that with an upcoming Apple Watch feature announced Monday. Instead of standing breaks, people in wheelchairs will be… Continue Reading »
A research team in Spain has developed the world’s first exoskeleton prototype to help disabled children learn how to walk and sustain mobility.
THIELLS, NY (News 12 Hudson Valley) – A history teacher in New York has returned to the classroom after a surfing accident left him a quadriplegic.
Tracy Todd recently married the man of her dreams in a beautiful ceremony witnessed by friends, family and members of her community. Tracy Todd’s life changed forever 18 years ago when an accident left her paralysed from the neck down. Tracy was but a newlywed with a 10-month old baby boy. Following the horrific accident… Continue Reading »