Paralysis

Living With It

My Spinal Injury Just Means I Can Stop Worrying About Leg Day

"You feel better when you're laughing, even if it's at yourself."
Mike Zimmerman
9.13.17
Trading Places

What Happens When a Kid Becomes a Caregiver

"It didn't occur to me that I was taking on these roles. I just did them because I loved her."
Erene Stergiopoulos
6.26.17
reanimation

Quadriplegic Man Regains Use of Arms with Brain-Computer Interface

So far the system is only temporary, but offers new hope for paralysis.
Michael Byrne
3.28.17
Whoa

Watch Paralyzed People Control Machines With Their Thoughts

And feel a little better about the world.
Philip Eil
2.24.17
Holy Shit

11 Great Things That Happened in This Spectacularly Shitty Year

Some stuff actually went right in 2016.
Corey Levitan
12.28.16
videos

Watch the Highlights of the Most Futuristic Version of the Olympics

The Cybathlon is where athletes with disabilities use robotics to compete.
Madison Margolin
12.21.16
Sex

Can Science Help Paralyzed Women Restore Their Sex Lives?

A new surgery aims to do just that.
Mark Hay
12.7.16
Holy Shit

We're One Step Closer to Reversing Paralysis

A new implant joins a small set of treatments offering hope to people with spinal injuries.
Maggie Puniewska
11.17.16
Sports

Once Paralyzed, Victoria Arlen Emerged from a Coma to Become a Champion Athlete

The paralympic gold medalist opens up about waking up from a coma, living with paralysis, and learning to walk again.
Diana Tourjée
10.26.16
Paralysis

Electric Brain Implants Helped A Paralyzed Man Feel Again

A new study reports that microelectrode implants can stimulate otherwise unresponsive parts of the brain.
Meredith Rutland Bauer
10.13.16
danny chew

Distance Cyclist Danny Chew Paralyzed in Accident

A legend in the Pittsburgh cycling community, Chew had a brief dizzy spell that caused him to veer off the road and lose control of his bike.
Joseph Flynn
9.6.16
Health

Stem Cell Injections to the Brain Could Help Stroke Patients Regain Mobility

Stroke damage is usually permanent, so Stanford researchers were surprised to see some patients regain mobility after receiving stem cell injections to the brain.
Sydney Lupkin
6.4.16
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