Amtrak Developing New Standards For Train Accessibility

Amtrak's proposed  "Alternative Design Standards" are aimed at making the entire train experience more accessible.

Sep 6, 2023
Promising New Research:
Modified Stem Cells Reduce Spinal Cord Injury Damage

Modified human stem cells may provide a new avenue for repairing damaged spinal cord nerves.

Sep 5, 2023
He Admired Her ‘Grit and Grace.’ She Was Struck by His Kindness.

Ms. Scalesse and Mr. Nguyen were married June 2 at Rule of Thirds, a Japanese restaurant and event space in Brooklyn, in front of 181 guests.

Sep 5, 2023
New Findings: Impact of Spinal Cord Tethering Depends on Age and SCI Severity

Symptomatic spinal cord tethering is a condition where the spinal cord becomes attached or stuck to surrounding tissues.

Aug 2, 2023
Unstoppable: Paralyzed Woman Pursuing Master’s Degree While in Veteran’s Hospital

Ashley Williams is a retired US Air Force veteran whose life took an unexpected turn after a spinal cord injury resulted in quadriplegia.

Aug 1, 2023
Coming Soon: Flying with a Power Wheelchair Inside the Plane

Though still only a prototype, the design is already generating significant buzz among wheelchair users.

Jun 30, 2023
Quadriplegic Mother of Twins – Dani’s Extraordinary Journey

Dani Izzie and her husband, Rudy, insist there's nothing really extraordinary about how they're raising their twin girls.

Jun 30, 2023
Brain Implants Allow Paralyzed Man to Walk Using His Thoughts

In a new study, researchers describe a device that connects the intentions of a paralyzed patient to his physical movements.

Jun 5, 2023
Immune System Discovery Could Lead to Better Spinal Injury Treatments

UVA researchers say immune system discoveries could lead to new therapies to help heal spinal cord injuries.

Jun 5, 2023
New Research Finds Natural Blood Clot Prevention in Humans with Spinal Cord Injury

Bears in hibernation as well as people with SCI spend months or even years lying almost motionless.

May 4, 2023
Florida Woman Finds Passion for Archery After Paralysis

Finding adaptive archery helped Tracey Otto find herself again.

May 4, 2023
Canada Hosts Wheelchair Curling Championship

Wheelchair curling is played with the same rocks and on the same ice as regular curling, though the rocks are thrown from a stationary wheelchair and

Mar 31, 2023