October 2014

October’s Focus: Jobs and Disability

By | October 16th, 2014|

It's truly sad that only during the month of October, aka National Disability Employment Awareness Month, is attention officially paid to the critical issue of [...]

July 2014

The Rifton TRAM

By | July 18th, 2014|

The Rifton TRAM fills the gap between gait trainer and exoskeleton. The days where standing frames were a paralyzed person’s only option for [...]

June 2014

Quad’s Thoughts Move Hand with Neurobridge

By | June 24th, 2014|

Ian Burkhart's own thoughts once again control his hand. COLUMBUS, Ohio – For the first time ever, a paralyzed man can move his [...]

From the ER to the OR With Weeks in Between

By | June 5th, 2014|

A few weeks ago I wrote about a friend with osteogenesis imperfecta — or brittle bone disease — who went to the ER after breaking [...]

April 2014

“Wings for Life World Run” Dedicated to SCI Research

By | April 15th, 2014|

On May 4th, 2014, the Wings for Life World Run  is set to take place, but it's not your ordinary run or marathon by far. [...]

March 2014

The High Costs of Walking

By | March 1st, 2014|

Jessica Harthcock is walking after spinal cord injury. What made it possible?

January 2014

Too Hot or Too Cold … Why Won’t SCI Let Me Sleep!?

By | January 23rd, 2014|

I don't think I've had a solid eight hours sleep in nine years. Sleep, that elusive minx, has evaded my life since my spinal cord [...]

FDA Approval: From Mouse to Meds

By | January 2nd, 2014|

A lot of us are anticipating a miracle drug that will allow us to shed our wheels to walk again, or at least live a pain-free life.

December 2013

Dear Santa: here’s my wish list

By | December 17th, 2013|

Clap your hands to turn on the lights or for other things on the wish list. This time of year we're bombarded with [...]

Neurotech for Pain and Bladder Control

By | December 2nd, 2013|

Neurotechnology, the application of medical electronics to the human nervous system, is a field that addresses many needs of people with disabilities.

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