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How paralyzed patients are able to stand again

Published: July 24, 2015

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — In what’s being hailed as a breakthrough in spinal cord injury research, four men paralyzed from the chest down have risen from their wheelchairs on their own volition and effort. Continue Reading »

Artist Invents Tools That Enable Kids With Disabilities To Paint

Published: July 20, 2015

When Madison was first diagnosed with spinal muscular atrophy, her doctor didn’t know a whole lot about the genetic condition. Continue Reading »

Kennedy Krieger’s spinal cord injury center gives patients hope

Published: July 15, 2015

Center has helped 2K in over 10 years gain independence

BALTIMORE —The International Center for Spinal Cord Injury at Kennedy Krieger is celebrating 10 years. In that time, the center has helped more than 2,000 patients make remarkable progress. Continue Reading »

Injured Manitoba jockey Alyssa Selman determined to ride again

Published: July 11, 2015

Selman thrown from horse, injured spine during race at Assiniboia Downs in June Continue Reading »

Quadriplegic fighters will face off in Lacey to raise money for Mount Adams climb

Published: July 5, 2015 | Spinal Cord Injury: ,

In a garage on Olympia’s west side, two fighters sit side by side in powered wheelchairs, then let the punches fly.

Simon Calcavecchia takes a right hook to the head. He dodges another. The fighters lock arms and hurl insults.

“You’re going down,” taunts Joshua Curtis, his boxing glove coming loose. “What’s wrong buddy, you can’t reach me?”

The sparring session ends with laughter, but their purpose is serious. Continue Reading »