Thursday, December 18th 2014

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Scientists break early barrier to treating spinal cord injuries

Published: December 3, 2014

NIH-funded scientists developed a promising new drug that may lead to spinal cord injury treatments. Continue Reading »

Quadrocopters for quadriplegics: New tech allows disabled to ‘pilot drone over Grand Canyon’

Published: December 1, 2014 | Spinal Cord Injury:

CONSUMER-ELECTRONICS/A British AI specialist, struck down with quadriplegia in his twenties, has modified a quadrocopter so that it can be flown with only eye movements and a working index finger – a technology he hopes will help millions like him see the world.

Stuart Turner was an MIT undergraduate a decade ago, when he was diagnosed with cervical spina bifida – a split spine – and a host of other conditions, which resulted in him gradually but irreversibly losing function in his extremities, until in the final year, he could no longer type his assignments. Continue Reading »

GoPro: Wheels into the Woods!

Published: November 19, 2014 | Spinal Cord Injury: ,

Five months recording, three months editing and post-producing, one GoPro 3 + Black edition, seven different camera positions, mounted on a Power Wheelchair and myself. Continue Reading »

Paralyzed aerialist vows to one day walk and fly again

Published: November 10, 2014 | Spinal Cord Injury: ,

SACRAMENTO, CA – Tresa Honaker has adapted to life’s changes with an unwavering resolve and trust.

“It’s the hardest work I’ve ever done in my life,” Honaker said. Continue Reading »

Veteran’s home becomes retreat for recovering soldiers

Published: November 10, 2014 | Spinal Cord Injury:

Wheelchairs line the edge of Gregory’s Pond in Chesterfield County; some of their occupants carry fishing poles, others take in the view or relish in their shared military history that brought them to this peaceful shore. Continue Reading »