April 2015

Coming Soon: Vertical Robotic Rehab

By | April 1st, 2015|

Improved versions of three different types of lower body exoskeletons are in use at various rehab facilities across the United States and throughout Europe.

When Rehab Becomes Recovery

By | April 1st, 2015|

Looking to the future and emerging e-stim technology.

SCI Life: April 2015

By | April 1st, 2015|

"There are so many things I can't do for myself, but because makeup is so personal, it makes me feel like I'm still me."

February 2015

Will Polio Return?

By | February 18th, 2015|

So, American parents are deciding not to vaccinate their children because of a misinformed (in my opinion) fear that vaccines might harm their babies. Now, [...]

December 2014

The Big Idea: Does Recovery Trump Cure in Spinal Cord Injury?

By | December 1st, 2014|

The Reeve Foundation wants you to support epidural stimulation, which just might change your life.

October 2014

Nasal Stem Cell Transplant Enables Some Recovery In Man With SCI

By | October 21st, 2014|

Darek Fidyka, a para from Poland, has had some function restored after a nasal stem cell transplant. In 2010 Darek Fidyka, a man [...]

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 [...]

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