01/06/2017 - 10:34am
A Dallas woman is now a quadriplegic after a rollover crash and is suing Uber for undetermined damages.
12/27/2016 - 11:01am
Congressional researchers say that eliminating the ability of nearly 600,000 military veterans to collect retirement pay and disability compensation simultaneously could save billions and contribute to deficit reduction.
12/27/2016 - 9:27am
Hyundai makes some of the largest vehicles in the world – to wit, 185,000-ton ships with 56-foot high engines making power at 84 rpm – but its R&D division has found enough human-factor synergy with autonomous vehicle development that...
12/23/2016 - 11:26am
In the ten years since the United Nations adopted the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, ratified by 168 countries, there has been both progress and stubborn obstacles.
12/23/2016 - 11:21am
Wind sweeps through southern Chile’s primeval landscape, whistling through scrub, curling around granite spires and raising waves on Grey Lake, a vast and frigid pool of melted ice. Rain soaks the region, stops, then resumes its relentless cycle....
12/23/2016 - 11:04am
Google Maps now has a feature that lists the wheelchair accessibility of a place, and relies on users to crowdsource the information.
12/23/2016 - 10:10am
Acupuncture regenerates neurons and promotes biological processes responsible for motor function recovery after spinal cord injuries. Often, motor function below spinal cord injuries deteriorates, which may lead to paralysis. Researchers discovered that...
12/23/2016 - 9:45am
On December 9th, 2011, champion rock-climber Lai Chi-wai suffered a motorcycle accident that left him paralyzed from the waist down. On the same day, five years later, he climbed Hong Kong’s iconic Lion Rock once again, this time in a wheelchair.
12/23/2016 - 9:16am
Dr. Amit Rahalkar knew he was in big trouble as he sat slumped over his steering wheel, his car resting in a field of rose bushes after being T-boned at a stop sign on Cape Breton's Cabot Trail.
12/10/2016 - 2:04pm
Editor’s Note: Dr. Joseph Logar has his doctorate in physical therapy and is the new face of the National Rifle Association’s (NRA) Adaptive Shooting Program. He spent 10 years working in rehabilitation in northern Virginia and was looking...