10/13/2016 - 6:14pm
Chronic pain and severe spasticity are common among people living with spinal cord injuries and disorders (SCI/D). The primary treatment strategy is pharmaceuticals, yet those come with many side effects with only a marginal degree […]
10/09/2016 - 12:59am
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Local swimmer flourishes in the water despite disabilityKPVI News 6The senior from Marsh Valley High school feels most at home when he's in the water. His swimming technique looks a little different compared to the rest of his...
10/04/2016 - 4:40pm
Editor’s Note: Kenneth Perry from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, contracted polio in 1968 when only three years old. He has some use of his right leg but no use of his left leg, and he rides a wheelchair. When we say a person rides a wheelchair, most...
10/03/2016 - 2:10pm
Human stem cells treat spinal cord injury side effects in miceScience DailyPeople with spinal cord injuries suffer from many complications in addition to paralysis and numbness. Some of these problems are caused by a lack of the...
09/24/2016 - 5:54am
Preview: B.C. paraplegic continues to make his mark in freestyle motocrossTimes ColonistHe returned to the Nitro Circus tour just 10 months later, and on Oct. 14, 2015, became the first paraplegic athlete to successfully backflip a...
09/22/2016 - 1:25pm
Please help United Spinal Association continue to raise awareness about spasticity––which affects approximately 65–78 percent of people living with spinal cord injury.
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09/22/2016 - 12:09pm
Poor Work Incentives in Disability: What To DoForbesThe growth in disability rolls is a concerning economic development. Often times, the focus is on the cost of this insurance. However, there is perhaps an even greater cost: the millions of...
09/21/2016 - 11:04pm
Researchers See Potential In Graphene As Spinal Cord Injury TreatmentTech TimesA breakthrough research claimed that graphene can be used in treating spinal injuries. Developed by Rice University through a special process, the graphene...
09/19/2016 - 10:02am
Halloween on the go: These wheelchair costumes will melt your heartToday.comLike all Halloween costumes, a getup that surrounds a wheelchair can show off a kid's interests. For several Halloweens, Hayden paid tribute to his beloved...
09/18/2016 - 7:07pm
Team USA Takes Wheelchair Rugby Paralympic Silver In Intense Battle Against AustraliaTeamUSA.orgkory puderbaugh The U.S. wheelchair rugby team celebrates victory over Canada in the semifinal game at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games on Sept...