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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

Spinal Cord Injury news from around the world. News articles provided by Spinal Cord Injury Zone

A congressman wasn’t allowed on a flight — because of his wheelchair

Wheelchairs powered by lithium-ion batteries are growing in popularity, but airline workers have mistakenly prevented some passengers, including Rep. Jim Langevin, from boarding planes When Rep. Jim Langevin (D-R.I.) made plans to travel to military bases in Italy last month, the Defense Department called ahead to make sure his power wheelchair would be permitted on… Continue Reading »

AbleOutdoors.net

AbleOutdoors.net

Able Outdoors’ mission is to show the world what we can do in the outdoors, to bring the entire adaptive equipment field into one place, to be an information source for everything outdoors: hunting, fishing, travel and all types of outdoor recreation. We feel like we have to pay-it-forward. We both had a lot of… Continue Reading »

Finding Meaning and Joy After Spinal Cord Injury

Preethi Srinivasan was an 18-year-old with a bright future in sports and academics. A state-level medalist in swimming, she was also a proficient cricket player and dreamed of representing her native India in cricket. Her academic achievements were equally stellar, and she was enrolled in a 5-year MBA course in Chennai, India. “My life was… Continue Reading »

Bringing effective treatments to people with spinal cord injury: Meet Dr. Wise Young

Charles River Labs

Meet our sixth disruptor Dr. Wise Young. He and his team have embarked on a nearly impossible mission to cure spinal cord injuries. With the success of this treatment in clinical trials, Dr. Young’s hope is to bring this treatment to patients in need, around the world. Charles River provides essential products and services to… Continue Reading »

Maintaining Your Health After A Spinal Cord Injury

Maintaining your health post-injury can be challenging. United Spinal Association is here to provide you with the information and resources you need to make it easier. “Often, people with spinal cord injury or disorder do not have specialists in their area or access to specialized information,” says United Spinal Association’s Nurse Information Specialist Jane Wierbicky,… Continue Reading »