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Spinal Injuries

Falls, Injuries and Anxiety: Breaking a Vicious Cycle

Hilary Young | Posted 05.03.2014 | Fifty
Hilary Young

Regardless of what came first -- the injury or the anxiety -- it's important to know the realities of aging in the modern world.

Sled Hockey and the Paralympics Gave Me a Reason to Recover

Taylor Chace | Posted 05.01.2014 | Impact
Taylor Chace

I never wasted a single minute in rehab, always pushing my body to its absolute limits.

Exploring the Frontiers of Recovery From Spinal Cord Injury

Mark Pollock | Posted 05.14.2013 | Impact
Mark Pollock

In 2010 a fall from a second-story window nearly killed me. As I lay in the spinal unit, I was presented with an expert view from one of the senior medical team that hoping for recovery was proven to be psychologically damaging. I simply don't agree with that analysis.

Student Dies After Attempting Backflip

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 03.05.2013 | College

Kevin Signo, an 18-year-old Baylor University freshman, was pronounced dead Sunday after he broke his neck while attempting a backflip during a dance ...

Starting Over After Devastating Injuries

Claire Fordham | Posted 12.27.2012 | Healthy Living
Claire Fordham

One minute, Dr. Russell Moon, 58, was a super-fit cyclist with a thriving dental practice in Santa Monica, Calif. The next, he was paralyzed from the shoulders down. A driver making a left turn didn't see him, and knocked Dr. Moon off his mountain bike.

Teen Tries To Walk Again, Inspires Hockey Players To Play Safer | Posted 01.31.2012 | Home

MINNEAPOLIS—Swishing skates. Clacking sticks. Pucks pinging off the goal pipe. The sound of hockey is unmistakable. It can be frightening, at tim...

Bills Tight End Likely Paralyzed For Life

Democrat and Chronicle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Everett suffered a fracture dislocation of the cervical spine and an injury to the cervical spinal cord between the third and fourth vertebrae while m...

"Mind Control Wheelchair" Activated By Thoughts

New Scientist Tech | Tom Simonite | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

A motorized wheelchair that moves when the operator thinks of particular words has been demonstrated by a US company. The wheelchair works by intercep...