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Category Archives: Spinal Cord Injury

December 31, 2014
New Year’s Resolutions to Keep
                                Start off the New Year with Resolutions for a safer 2015: I will not use my mobile device while driving: It’s time to put your phone down while driving. No message is more important than someone’s life. I will…
June 11, 2014
Is CrossFit Safe?
According to its creators, CrossFit is a “strength and conditioning program for many police academies and tactical operations teams, military special operations units, champion martial artists, and hundreds of other elite and professional athletes worldwide.” And yet it’s now a mainstream regimen that has taken the fitness world by storm. Anyone willing to endure the…
May 2, 2013
Bionic Hand Assisted by iLimb iPhone App
For a young man with a prosthetic hand, the phrase "there's an app for that" has a whole new meaning. Jason Koger lost both his hands in an electrocution accident caused by a downed power line on an ATV. He has tried many different prosthetic hands but the latest one comes closest to a real…
August 9, 2012
FDA Approves New Spinal Cord Clinical Trial
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the FDA, has given the Miami Project permission to begin clinical trials on a study to treat patients with paralyzing spinal cord injuries. This ground-breaking study seeks to find a cure and re-establish both function and sensation to patients suffering from paralysis. The Miami Project is the world's most…