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Today we are re-releasing episode 26 with our friend Rosie. Enjoy...
Today we are re-releasing another video with Domonic Corradin where he talks about his adventure in China. I hope you enjoy it. Also, please be sure to check out Domonic's crowdfunding campaign. We will be releasing previous podcasts in the lead up to a major announcement.
The Hard Truth
BY Ashley Olson
Since I became paralyzed at fourteen, I have learned many hard lessons. One of the most important things was remembering to lift up about every fifteen minutes to relieve the pressure from sitting to allow blood flow to the area. This simple act was drilled into my head in order to prevent my…Continue
The KinesicMouse introduces a leap in assistive technologies. Combined with the latest 3D camera technology the KinesicMouse is a hands-free input device for the most demanding tasks possible, developed and designed with attention to efficiency, maximum flexibility and ease of use.
Thanks for allowing me to be a part of this group, and wanted to say thanks to Ray Pizarro for all of his help and guidance.
I'm a producer on a new Oxygen Network Show called 'The Investment Club' ('Shark Tank' crossed with 'The Apprentice') and we have an entrepreneur that we are featuring / following who was in an accident and is partially paralyzed with limited hand function. He has innovated a unique shoe design that has allowed him to put his own…Continue
To all my push rim brothers and sisters who may be sad or depressed. I have one solution for you stand up and live life!!! after injury you now have the chance to reinvent yourself and do whatever you like!!! Don't waste time become active with your…Continue
This is a warning mobility works is charging almost double for the same repairs as the Ability center in san Bernardino. This is for the pump replacement in a braun lift mobility works quoted me 1900.00 and the ability centers quote 945.00 ,,wow!I …Continue
The GOP has long sought to dismantle Social Security, the most successful social program in U.S. history. Back in 2004 or 2005, G.W. Bush sought to “restructure” it as part of his ownership society. After even members of his own party balked, he…Continue
I am a T11-T12 paraplegic for over 15 years now. After my injury I didnt want to be a burden t my family and tried to recover as quickly and do as many things independently as possible. Since I was in Russia I was rather short on money and had very…Continue
A paralyzed veteran and his wife have met their fundraising goal and opened a non-profit recovery center for spinal-cord injured patients to recover. Stay In Step, founded by Romy Camargo and wife, Gaby Camargo, offers treatment, rehabilitation and support services to veterans and civilians in Tampa, Fla., according to a press release. Romy Camargo was… Continue Reading »
It was the beginning of a summer that promised to be one of his best ever. Josh Basile loved his new job as a lawyer at a top medical malpractice firm in Washington. He was smitten with a pretty, dark-haired young woman he’d started dating. And he was planning a big party to mark a… Continue Reading »
Fifteen years after Pete Rieke of Pasco became the first paralyzed climber to conquer Mount Rainier on his own power, he’s taking on a bigger challenge. He’s building a snow sled for Simon Calcavecchia, 32, a former Tri-City resident, to climb mountains, starting with Mount Adams. Rieke, a paraplegic, used his arms to power himself… Continue Reading »
Summary Four biotech companies are pursuing the treatment of spinal cord injury with the use of stem cell transplantation. Each company demonstrated efficacy in pre-clinical studies. The race is in the early stages but InVivo Therapeutics is clearly leading the pack based on its strategic approach to accelerated HDE approval and initial trial results. There… Continue Reading »
Nothing will ever come between Henry Fraser and his love for art. Fraser, an England-based painter, was paralyzed after a traumatic accident six years ago. While vacationing in Portugal with a few friends, Fraser dove off a dock into shallow waters and dislocated his neck. According to Huffington Post, Fraser is now paralyzed from the… Continue Reading »