Transferring Freedom

A unique surgical technique is helping people with SCI gain better use of their hands and wrists by rewiring nerves around their injury.

Suicide Prevention

With September declared national Suicide Prevention Month and the rate of veteran suicides making headlines, the Homer S. Townsend Jr. Memorial Lecture at Wednesday’s Paralyzed Veterans of America Summit +

Brain Power

The power of the human brain to help someone with spinal-cord injury and disease (SCI/D) connect with the world and even fly a plane got the 2017 Paralyzed Veterans of

Being a Slave to Multiple Sclerosis

A U.S. Army veteran opens up about her experience after being diagnosed with MS and how she took 10 years to come to terms with it By Courtney Verrill Jennifer

Protect Your Heart

Protect Your Heart

Coronary artery disease is the most common form of heart disease, and knowing the signs and how to prevent it will keep you and your ticker going strong

stem cells

Stem Cell Promise

Asterias stem cell therapy shows promise in spinal-cord paralysis: U.S. study By Bill Berkrot – Reuters An experimental stem cell therapy developed by Asterias Biotherapeutics restored some movement to patients


Brain Machine

Severe paralysis reversed using brain-machine interface training By Ben Gruber – Reuters Paraplegic patients recovered partial control and feeling in their limbs after training to use a variety of brain-machine

VA telemedicine

VA Telemedicine

Remote veterans can now have access to Mental Health Clinical Resource Centers through telehealth.

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