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News Release Page 01.26.05 
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Design concepts making living more accessible for disabled Newsday - Long Island,NY,USA ... walls and doorways artfully encased by carved moldings reflect the owner's style and success long before he greets visitors in his motorized wheelchair. ...

Win A Wheelchair Passenger Car CARkeys - UK Gowrings Mobility has been supplying wheelchair passenger cars for forty years now, and to celebrate the fact it is giving people the opportunity to win one. ... 

Stem cells help paraplegic progress after accident Florida Baptist Witness -Jacksonville,FL,USA ... Susan, a paraplegic, and Laura, a quadraplegic, were told they would never walk again after separate debilitating automobile accidents damaged their spinal ...

Letters from the Edge Google - spinal cord injury - Quadriplegic releases book: "Michael Kanouff’s Letters from the Edge is a gift to the world... With eloquence and a sharp sense of humor, he takes the reader on a journey from despair to inner peace." Christopher Reeve... 

JT Townsend Back in Jacksonville WTEV - Jacksonville,FL,USA ... The spinal cord injury JT suffered is severe, leaving him unable to move his arms and legs. However, throughout the entire process ...

WILSON TO ADDRESS CONSTELLATION AWARDS LUNCH MONDAY Tyler Morning Telegraph - Tyler,TX,USA ... Ms. Moffett formed the Longview-based organization People on Wheels Encouraging Responsibility (POWER) after suffering a spinal cord injury. ...

Water workouts best Rx for pain Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune - Wisconsin Rapids,WI,USA Getting back on your feet after a stroke or spinal cord injury may seem an insurmountable task, but taking some weight out of the equation can ease the road to ...

Wheelchair Tennis At Aces U-16 AllAfrica.com - Africa About 40 players will compete in the first Wheelchair Tennis Tournament being staged as part of the 2nd Aces National Junior U-16 tennis championship...

7 On Your Side Gets Woman's Wheelchair Log Jam Out Of Her Way 7Online.com - New York, NY. (New York-WABC, January 12, 2005 ) - An elderly woman needed a new wheelchair and was eligible to have Medicare pay for it. 

Paraplegic accepts new limits DetNews.com - Detroit, MI ... Until then, she plans on "being the best paraplegic" she can be. ... "For me, it's a huge thing because being a paraplegic, it's hard to get your pants up"... 1.12.05

Triple Miracle for a Paraplegic Mother WHNT - Huntsville, AL, USA Three babies are a challenge for anyone, but imagine trying to take care of them from the seat of a wheelchair. That's the challenge ... 01.11.05

Spinal Cord Injury Patients Show Improvement in Early Device Study Medical News Today - UK INDIANAPOLIS - Treatment for spinal cord injury leading to paralysis continues to stymie physicians but a clinical trial at the Indiana University School of ...

Nurses seek place for visitors of recovering soldiers Contra Costa Times - Contra Costa County,CA,USA ... "They can provide support in ways that we can't," said Karen Blair, a nurse in Palo Alto VA's spinal cord injury center who wrote a $5,000 check for the Fisher ... 1.08.05

Shrine visit shines a two-way light San Francisco Chronicle - San Francisco,CA.... Ghenis endured a spinal-cord injury in a mountain-bike accident on July 4 -- "my own little fireworks show.'' Since then, he has been out of the hospital only ...

CORTNEY'S WISH: After stem-cell surgery, the wait Detroit Free Press - Detroit,MI,USA ... no bigger than the tip of her baby finger, taken from high inside Cortney Hoffman's nose, holds hope of her recovery from a paralyzing spinal cord injury. ...

Stem-Cell Research Underway at UCI New University - Irvine,CA,USA ... These results soon led Kierstead to the idea of a direct correlation between MS and his own research on spinal cord injury. After ...

Support Groups Flint Journal - Flint,MI,USA ... Spinal Cord Injury group meetings, offered by McLaren Spinal Injury Program, 6 pm third Thursday, McLaren Spinal Cord Injury Program building, 4448 Oakbridge ...

CORTNEY'S WISH: Michigan teen's first steps to recovery start with ... Detroit Free Press - Detroit,MI,USA ... Anstett and Eric Seals will be with Cortney Hoffman as she undergoes a five-hour experimental surgery to regain the movement she lost in a spinal cord injury...

Paralysis 'new journey' of love, teamwork Palm Beach Post - Palm Beach,FL,USA ... "Your husband has suffered a devastating spinal cord injury," the doctor told her. He will be paralyzed from the chest down for the rest of his life. ...

ALI'S NEW YEAR AIM IS TO BE ABLE TO WALK AGAIN Hexham Courant - Hexham,Lake District,UK ... to realign the vertbrae, and to relieve any pressure on the spinal cord. ... Andrew Blyth, who suffered a spinal injury playing professionally for Sale Sharks, and ...

PSU assistant coach garners rave reviews Portland Tribune - Portland,OR,USA ... While playing for New Mexico, Carey suffered a spinal cord injury during a game on Nov. 25, 2002, that left him partially paralyzed. ...

Steady as she goes Fort Wayne News Sentinel - Fort Wayne,IN,USA Nader, 26, of Farmington Hills, Mich., was the first American to travel to Portugal, in March 2003, for experimental surgery for a spinal cord injury. ...

Local motorcycle racer faces life's biggest challenge Big Bear Grizzly - Big Bear Lake,CA,USA     ... She's given us some great advice.". Stacey hopes her husband can be enrolled in one of the 16 Model Spinal Cord Injury Programs offered in the United States. ...

New program helps disabled veterans regain their independence New London Dolphin - New London,CT,USA ... He said the announcement caught him completely off-guard. He suffered a spinal cord injury in Karbala, Iraq, when his Humvee rolled over. ...

Pine Island paraplegic reaches new heights on skis San Jose Mercury News (subscription) - San Jose,CA,USA ... He was a paraplegic and would never walk again. ... It will serve a variety of disabled people, including the blind, paraplegic and ambulatory disabled.

Outdoors accessible for disabled Las Vegas Review-Journal - Las Veagas,NV,USA MINDEN -- Thirty years ago, Peter Axelson, a cadet at the Air Force Academy, suffered a spinal cord injury when the rocks on the mountain he and friends were ...

$6,700,000 for bionic war on disabilities Medical News Today - UK ... This opens up a whole bunch of new applications, one of which is to implant these electrodes in the peripheral nerves of the legs of a paraplegic," says Normann ...

Helping University of Mary athlete paralyzed in accident KXMA - Dickinson,ND,USA Twenty-two-year-old Jordan Ostlund suffered the spinal-cord injury after landing on his head in September. He was practicing pole ...

Spinal cord injury and obesity News-Medical.net - World After living with a spinal cord injury for 10 years, Mark Pascoe knows he needs to work hard to keep his weight down. "I continue ...

Christopher Reeve's family gives his van to quadriplegic boy Jamaica Observer - Jamaica
... He won worldwide fame in four Superman films from 1978-87. After his May 1995 horse riding accident, he became a spokesman for spinal cord injury victims. ...

A Stem Cell Tale The Weekly Standard - Washington, DC, USA... Last week, a purported breakthrough in embryonic stem cell research for spinal cord injury shot across the media firmament like lightning through an Iowa ...

CRYO-CELL Affiliate Wins Federal Grant for Cell Therapy Research Yahoo News (press release) - USA ... Inc. ("Saneron CCEL"), has won a federal grant for its novel approach to use cell therapy to treat spinal cord injury. Saneron CCEL ...

Jones reflects on Olympics The Olympian - Olympia, WA... "I had worked so hard to be where I was," said Jones, whose spinal cord injury occurred when a crew boat rammed her during training in 1996. ...

Paraplegic sues Chrysler over heated seat The Malaysia Star - Malaysia KLAMATH FALLS, Oregon (AP) - A paraplegic man who suffered burns when the heated seat of his SUV malfunctioned is suing Daimler Chrysler Corp. ...

Bardem shines as paraplegic in 'Sea Inside' San Jose Mercury News - San Jose,CA,USA Without lifting a finger, Javier Bardem gives the most stirring performance of the year in ``The Sea Inside,'' which is based on Ramón Sampedro's nearly 30 ...

Paraplegic Dogs Regain Ability to Walk After Shots Los Angeles Times - Los Angeles, CA. unison, giving him an unusual gait. In the study, 19 paraplegic dogs were injected with polyethylene glycol. Within eight weeks, 13 of ...

Paraplegic waits two years for op on open wound Sydney Morning Herald  - Sydney, New South Wales, Australia A paraplegic man suffering an open wound faces his third Christmas on a hospital waiting list after his operation was cancelled for the fourth time, the NSW ...

ASSASSIN KILLS PARAPLEGIC New York Post - New York, NY.December 3, 2004 -- A would-be rapper -- who became a paraplegic after a shooting 11 years ago -- was shot to death in Queens yesterday as he sat in his car. ...

Shots help more paraplegic dogs walk Akron Beacon Journal (subscription) - Akron,OH,USA
... In the study, 19 paraplegic dogs were injected with polyethylene glycol, or PEG -- a nontoxic liquid polymer composed of long strings of the same type of ...

Jury orders Ford to pay paraplegic $8.7 million San Antonio Express (subscription) - San Antonio,TX,USA A federal jury in San Antonio on Wednesday awarded more than $8.7 million to a former Army major left paraplegic after a rollover crash in Saudi Arabia in 1999 ...

Judge awards Gary paraplegic $16 million Indianapolis Star - Indianapolis,IN,USA
CROWN POINT, Ind. -- A Lake County judge has awarded $16 million to a Gary woman who claimed that a misdiagnosis and botched surgery left her a paraplegic. ...

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