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Mason Ellis – Explaining Tenodesis

Published: August 16, 2016 | Spinal Cord Injury: , , ,

This is a video of Mason Ellis explaining Tenodesis (movement of the wrist to move fingers). Mason is a C5, C6, C7 Complete Quadriplegic (Paralysis of all four limbs) with little tricep function.

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Using VR and an exoskeletons to help paraplegics regain movement

Published: August 12, 2016

brain-machine-interfaceAfter twelve months, eight patients and 2,052 sessions spread over 1,958 hours, Duke University is publishing some promising results from a study seeking to demonstrate the ability for brain-machine interfaces to help restore mobility in humans.

The study, which appeared this week in Scientific Reports, looked at a group of paraplegic patients suffering from a chronic spinal cord injury. The system utilized a brain-machine interface featuring an Oculus Rift headset that simulated the effect of having a neurological connection to their lower limbs. The system was also capable of moving a pair of robotic actuators to actually create movement. Continue Reading »

Meet Catfish Chris

Published: August 3, 2016 | Spinal Cord Injury: , ,

Fourteen years ago, a car crash left Chris paralyzed from the chest down—but he didn’t let that keep him from fishing. Continue Reading »

Mower Attachment for disabled people in wheelchairs

Published: July 7, 2016 | Spinal Cord Injury:

A man’s friend wanted to be able to mow the yard after his legs have lost function from M.S. so he built him this. Continue Reading »

Craig Hospital: Redefining Scuba Diving

Published: July 2, 2016 | Spinal Cord Injury:

Elizabeth “EB” Forst always felt comfortable in the water. Continue Reading »