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2014-07-17 08:30:15

The Reeve Foundation presented $537,550 in grants to support quality of life initiatives for the paralysis community SHORT HILLS, N.J., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation, a leading nonprofit dedicated to enhancing care and improving quality of life for individuals living with paralysis, announced it has awarded $537,550 in Quality of Life grants to 73 nonprofit organizations nationwide. Conceived by the late Dana Reeve, Quality of...

2014-07-08 23:08:47

8 sites from across the country will participate in this year’s Walk to Victory Over Paralysis. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 Magee Rehabilitation Hospital will participate in a 24-hour fundraising and awareness event, Walk to Victory Over Paralysis, from 9 a.m. Saturday, July 19 through 9 a.m. Sunday, July 20, 2014. For 24 hours, current and former patients and community members will walk on a treadmill in Magee’s Riverfront Outpatient Center Locomotor Training Clinic to...

2014-07-02 23:03:52

MarketOptimizer.org adds “Paralysis Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2014” to its store. This report provides elemental information and data relating to the clinical trials on Paralysis. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 Clinical trial report, “Paralysis Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2014″ provides data on the Paralysis clinical trial scenario. This report provides elemental information and data relating to the clinical trials on Paralysis. It includes an overview of the...

2014-06-04 23:01:30

The Facial Paralysis & Bell’s Palsy Foundation announces a new, live webinar series with, ‘Latest Treatment Options for Facial Paralysis" with Babak Azizzadeh, MD, FACS on Saturday, June 14 at 10:30 a.m. (PST). Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 The Facial Paralysis & Bell’s Palsy Foundation today announced, “Latest Treatment Options for Facial Paralysis" with Babak Azizzadeh, MD, FACS, the first of a new series of live online presentations that will cover...

2014-05-23 23:03:29

Sam Schmidt Paralysis Foundation Refocuses as Conquer Paralysis Now with Competition, Cash Prizes Indianapolis (PRWEB) May 23, 2014 Former Indy Racing League driver Sam Schmidt has set his sights on a bold new mission: curing paralysis within the next decade. To achieve this goal, Schmidt is refocusing the efforts of his 14-year-old foundation. In 2000, he became a quadriplegic after a test-driving accident in Orlando and soon after launched the Sam Schmidt Paralysis Foundation....

2014-04-30 16:31:31

Marc Buoniconti to Discuss the Partnership at the New York Metro Abilities Expo May 2nd and 3rd at the New Jersey Convention and Expo Center MIAMI, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nick and Marc Buoniconti, in conjunction with The Buoniconti Fund to Cure Paralysis, the fundraising arm of The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis, have announced a partnership with Permobil, a world leader in the wheelchair industry, to jointly promote mobility and paralysis research awareness. For...

2014-04-08 08:29:47

New Research Documents the Effectiveness of Epidural Stimulation as a Therapy Option for Paralysis; Results Published Today in Brain LOUISVILLE, Ky., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Four young men who have been paralyzed for years achieved groundbreaking progress - moving their legs - as a result of epidural electrical stimulation of the spinal cord, an international team of life scientists at the University of Louisville, UCLA and the Pavlov Institute of Physiology reported today in...

Kent Stephenson
2014-04-08 08:29:55

[ Watch the Video: Voluntary Training With Spinal Stimulation ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A preliminary study from National Institutes of Health has found that people with paraplegia were able to voluntarily move previously paralyzed toes, ankles and knees while receiving electrical stimulation to the spinal cord. The study team, who published their results in the journal Brain on Tuesday, said their discovery offers new hope to individuals who have been...

2014-03-26 08:28:58

To commemorate 15 years since his injury, Remington's event aims to reach $500,000 in funds for spinal cord research BRANT LAKE, N.Y., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fifteen years ago, Scott Remington was injured in a logging accident, which left him paralyzed from the waist down. From the moment he learned about his T-9 injury, Scott focused his efforts on raising awareness and funds to support spinal cord research. This March, to commemorate the 15-year anniversary of...

2014-03-18 08:28:44

Walk to commemorate Eric LeGrand's graduation from Rutgers University following a spinal cord injury in 2010 SHORT HILLS, N.J., March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Saturday, June 14, 2014 A Walk to Believe - One Step Closer with Team LeGrand will take place at 10:30 am EDT at High Point Solutions Stadium in Piscataway, NJ. The 4(th) annual 5K walk is being held as a graduation celebration in honor of Eric LeGrand, the former Rutgers University football player who sustained a spinal...


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