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
Florida Woman Finds Passion for Archery After Paralysis

Finding adaptive archery helped Tracey Otto find herself again.

May 4, 2023
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New Drug Enables Spinal Cord to Repair Itself
Clinical Trial of NVG-291 at Shirley Ryan AbilityLab

Injections of a new drug that enabled paralyzed animals to recover mobility and/or bladder function will begin clinical trials at the Shjrley Ryan

Jan 19, 2022
“Forever a Champion” Tells a Compelling Story
By Thea Flaum

Meet Claire Connon, a charming, sunny, stubbornly confident English wheelchair racer who, at the age of 33, has triumphantly conquered the twin nightm

Aug 17, 2021
Utilizing the Power of Sport to Change Perception of Disability

Nearly a decade ago I became a member of the disability community, a community that at the time I knew nothing about.

Nov 27, 2017
Please Encourage Your Children to Ask About My Disability

These are two real-life scenarios that have happened to me in the last year.

Nov 24, 2017
James, injured in 1973 at age 24, quadriplegic

You’ve probably heard of the Shepherd Center in Atlanta if you’ve been living with spinal cord injury for a while.

Nov 13, 2017
The Athlete in Me Won’t Stop

My sports-toned and -nurtured legs hadn’t responded to rehab the way they’d been expected to because they couldn’t.

Oct 20, 2017
Employers Miss Opportunities for Workers with Disabilities

Most employers often overlook recruiting and training practices that could expand employment opportunities according to a national survey.

Oct 10, 2017
LIVING with a Spinal Cord Injury

I feel it must be said; my spinal cord injury doesn’t define me, it is a part of me, but it in no way defines who I am.

Sep 29, 2017
Take Back the Kitchen

Getting back into the kitchen after spinal cord injury isn’t easy for most – literally and figuratively.

Sep 25, 2017
For those adapting to disabilities, sports put focus on what’s possible rather than what isn’t

Adaptive sports are more than just games. They play an essential role in the lives of many people with disabilities.

Sep 18, 2017