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Does accepting the wheelchair mean giving up hope for a “cure?”

Does accepting the wheelchair mean giving up hope for a “cure?”

Lisa Rosen, MS

Educational Program Manager, Life Center, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago

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Absolutely not. This is just, you have to shift your thinking a little bit, and if you want to stay active and be social, and you need to use a wheelchair to do that, well then that's what you're going to do in the meantime. That doesn't ... Show More

Absolutely not. This is just, you have to shift your thinking a little bit, and if you want to stay active and be social, and you need to use a wheelchair to do that, well then that's what you're going to do in the meantime. That doesn't mean you can't wish to walk again, or can't believe in stem-cell research, or a cure. It has nothing to do with it, it's just in the meantime, this is the mode of transportation you're going to use.

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Does accepting the wheelchair mean giving up hope for a “cure?”

Lisa Rosen, MS

Educational Program Manager, Life Center, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago

More Videos by Lisa Rosen
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Absolutely not. This is just, you have to shift your thinking a little bit, and if you want to stay active and be social, and you need to use a wheelchair to do that, well then that's what you're going to do in the meantime. That doesn't mean you can't wish to walk again, or can't believe in stem-cell research, or a cure. It has nothing to do with it, it's just in the meantime, this is the mode of transportation you're going to use.

Does accepting the wheelchair mean giving up hope for a “cure?”
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