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Batavia couple planning Naperville marijuana dispensary
Traci and Hugo Fernandez already fight the pain and paralysis of chronic spinal cord injuries through research funded by a nonprofit organization they created, the United Paralysis Foundation.
Frazier Rehab helping patients with spinal cord injuries to walk again
TWO MEN WHO WERE TOLD THEY'D NEVER WALK AGAIN-- ARE DEFYING ODDS, BUT NOT WITHOUT HELP.
Patients with spinal cord injuries learning to walk again
It was a nightmare, turned reality for Collin Humphrey's mother, Jennifer Humphrey, whose heart broke as she watched her son struggle.
New York State legalizes medical marijuana
Approved conditions include cancer, HIV/AIDS, ALS, Parkinson's, multiple sclerosis, certain spinal cord injuries, irritable bowel syndrome, epilepsy, neuropathy and Huntington's disease New York became the 23rd state to legalize medical marijuana when Governor Cuomo signed into law a bill approving the drug's use by patients with very serious or ... (more)
Health Watch: FDA Approves Walking Assistance Device
A new breakthrough is allowing patients with spinal cord injuries to use a revolutionary device to walk again, at home.
Robotic Exoskeleton Allows Paralyzed Patients To Walk Again
For the first time, patients with spinal cord injuries have begun using a revolutionary device that helps them walk again at home.
ReWalk exosketelton helps those with spinal injuries stand on their own two feet
Approximately 200,000 people in the US are now living with spinal cord injuries, many of which have left them paralyzed from the waist down and unable to walk.
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Neurobridge provides hope for those with spinal cord injuries
History was made when 23-year-old Ian Burkhart from Dublin, Ohio, became the first quadriplegic to move his arm via his thoughts, thanks to a new device that bridges the gap between the brain and the muscle, bypassing the spinal cord altogether.