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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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Tongo – Tongue Based Operating System

A new invention turns the tongue into a digital operating system, and can change the lives of millions of people with disabilities around the world. Hear the real life, inspiring stories of Sefi and Ohad, and join Tongo in creating a new world of possibilities: http://tongo.tech

Medical student’s journey inspires UB community

Farzana Ali learned many important skills throughout her four years as a medical student in the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences. But to the many people who came in contact with her along the way, it was she who was teaching valuable lessons — in patience and perseverance. Ali first dreamed of becoming… Continue Reading »

Quadriplegic man cycles 250 miles across Kenya steering with his chin

A QUADRIPLEGIC man has cycled 250 miles across Kenya using a motorised quad bike — that he steered by using his chin. Inspirational Andy Walker MBE, who was paralysed in a diving accident in 2006, took on the monstrous trek through Rift Valley to Lake Victoria as part of a charity cycle challenge. He completed… Continue Reading »

Scientists find a new way to regrow nerves in spinal injuries

In experiments on rats with spinal cord injuries, the rodents improved their walking ability following treatment. Researchers have demonstrated a novel method that might regrow nerve cells at the site of spinal injuries. Writing in the Journal of Neuroscience, scientists at the University of Aberdeen in Scotland delivered a treatment of hydrogel to rat nerve… Continue Reading »

Exercise after Spinal Cord Injury

Exercise after Spinal Cord Injury: Why Do It? Exercising after a spinal cord injury (SCI) is just as important as it is for able-bodied people. People with SCI may be more susceptible to cardiovascular disease and body composition concerns. Hear our experts and people with SCI speak about the importance of exercising after a spinal… Continue Reading »