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Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving! The Michael Feger Paralysis Foundation would like to thank everyone who makes this organization possible. It takes a lot of caring people to maintain a thriving non-profit organization. A huge thanks Every Donor, Every Sponsor,...

2014 Yankee Candle Fundraising

Michael Feger Paralysis Foundation is selling Yankee Candles to raise funds for our Quality of Life Grant program. When you order from one of the links below the Michael Feger Paralysis Foundation will receive 40% profit for each item you...

RAFFLE: XBOX ONE (Day One Edition) + Game

The Michael Feger Paralysis Foundation is raffling a Factory Sealed XBOX ONE (Day One Edition) console with a Day One Edition game, RYSE Son of Rome. This is the Limited Day One Edition of XBOX ONE. This edition was a one time release and is no...

Cookbook Fundraiser

We will be publishing a cookbook filled with the best recipes from the best cooks in our community – and we need your favorite recipes! The cookbooks will cost $10 each! All of the profits from the sale of the cookbooks will go to the Michael...

2013 Dine For A Good Cause! @ Wick’s Pizza

Bring this coupon in to Wick’s Pizza Parlor & Pub (Shelbyville Road) on Thursday, July 25th, 2013 and Wick’s Pizza will donate a portion of your total food and beverage purchase to Michael Feger Paralysis Foundation. Valid on dine-in or...

Inaugural Kentucky Congress on SCI

May 10th, 2013 from 9:00 to 4:00 The Lexington Convention Center (next to Rupp Arena) Mission: The Mission of the Kentucky Congress on Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) is to hold an unprecedented one-day meeting (Summit) to gather individuals with SCI from...

2012 Pampered Chef Fundraiser

The Michael Feger Paralysis Foundation is hosting an online Pampered Chef Party. We will receive at least 15% of all sales! Please help support our cause and make your Pampered Chef purchase today! Don't wait, this fundraiser closes on August 31, 2012. Special thanks go to our friend Amanda Serafin.

Spinal Cord Injury News

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Skydiving, kayaking, fly fishing: Virtual reality therapy is taking paralyzed veterans to new places

ST. LOUIS COUNTY — A car wreck in 1983 paralyzed Navy veteran Mike Erbe from the waist down, but he fought to stay positive, stay active. He finished his engineering degree. He got his pilot’s license. It’s getting harder, though, as he gets older, especially while staring at four hospital walls. A urinary tract infection… Continue Reading »

Clinical trial starting in Cleveland to help patients with paralysis regain movement

CLEVELAND — A groundbreaking clinical trial is starting in Cleveland soon, and researchers are currently looking for participants. The program is called ReHAB — which stands for “Reconnecting the Hand and Arm to the Brain.” Essentially, they are giving people who are paralyzed the ability to move again. The research is led by Dr. Robert… Continue Reading »

UBC researchers seek participants for spinal cord injury study

Chronic pain is a common and often debilitating problem that can significantly impact function and quality of life for patients with spinal cord injury. To help find treatment solutions, UBC researchers are investigating the effectiveness of a drug called Targin at treating chronic pain in individuals with spinal cord injury. The research team is now… Continue Reading »

Persons With Disabilities Discounts Guide: The Ultimate List of Stores & Services

The Dealhack Persons With Disabilities Discounts Guide is a list of stores and brands that offer discounts for persons with psychological, psychiatric, or cognitive disabilities. Every three months, we update the lists to include the newest offers to help you save on your purchases. The list currently consists of more than 80 stores and services divided… Continue Reading »

Quadriplegics Answer Web’s Most Searched Questions on Paralysis

Jenny and Abby answer some of the webs most asked questions for people living with paralysis (specifically quadriplegia)! With years of experience, they answer the questions to the best of our knowledge and wisdom. They hope you learn something new. Cath Kit mentioned in video  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LCI-L… How they drive independently – Adapted Van Series https://inthewaitingblog.com/category…… Continue Reading »