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TED Video: Paralyzed Lab Rat Walks Again after New Spinal Cord Injury Treatment

Published: January 8, 2015

Paralyzed Lab Rat Walks AgainIt only takes a moment for an accident to sever or damage an individual’s spinal cord enough to result in paralysis. In this amazing TED Talks video, on research scientist explains how his team has developed a treatment which has allowed a paralyzed lab rat to walk, and they hope could lead to an ultimate cure for spinal cord injurys.

When the spinal cord is injured, it can sever the communication between your brain and your body, which produces the paralysis. Continue Reading »

Finding A New Normal After An Accident

Published: January 4, 2015 | Spinal Cord Injury: , ,

DENVER — The Colorado mountains attract people who love the outdoors. But when one Michigan man moved here last year, he was seriously injured in a mountain biking accident. Continue Reading »

Aspen teen battles back from catastrophic accident

Published: December 28, 2014 | Spinal Cord Injury: , , , ,

DENVER — Craig Hospital is known around the world for helping patients recover from spinal cord injuries and traumatic brain injuries. They have treated more than 30,000 patients since 1956. We are honored to share some of their patients stories. Stories of Hope. Continue Reading »

Olympic Swimmer Amy Van Dyken Determined to Walk Again

Published: December 23, 2014 | Spinal Cord Injury:

my Van Dyken, the six-time Olympic gold medalist swimmer who became paralyzed when she severed her spinal cord in an ATV crash this summer, says she is determined to walk again. Continue Reading »

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 »