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Matthew Wetherbee, a past participant, is the Founder and President of the MW Fund, a charitable organization whose mission is to provide scholarships to individuals who need specialized Spinal Cord Injury rehabilitation not covered by insurance. Read about Matthew’s story and mission of support through the MW Fund: Focus on the Positive
Keith Smith, a previous participant, is now spreading hope and the Victory Over Paralysis message with the paralysis community in California through his nonprofit: United Spinal CCC. Learn about Keith’s story of perseverance and all about United Spinal CCC:
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Single and Sequential Voluntary Cough in Children with Chronic Spinal Cord Injury.  Children with Spinal Cord Injury exhibit a discoordination between inspiratory and expiratory muscles during single and sequential voluntary cough. Read the complete Journal published in ELSEVIER Respiratory Physiology & Neurobiology
We're looking for Summer Scholars. Our hands-on Student Researchers work under faculty mentorship, administer testing, and document findings. Apply Here
New Online Course Open for Registration. Segmental Assessment of Trunk Control (SATCo) SATCo is the only current measure that can quantify different types and intermediate levels of trunk control prior to independent sitting. This highly recommended course developed for all clinicians and researchers who want to learn how to administer and score the SATCo for typically and atypically developing children across diagnostic groups and settings. Register and Learn about this course at NeuroRecovery Learning.
Impact of Activity-based Therapy on Respiratory Outcomes in a Medically Complex Child. Activity-based Therapies focus on activating the neuromuscular system below the level of spinal cord injury (SCI) promoting neuromuscular capacity. Read the complete Journal published in Children. An open access journal by MDPI
Predictors of Volitional Motor Recovery with Epidural Stimulation in Individuals with Chronic Spinal Cord Injury. Read the complete study published in BRAIN.
Victory Over Paralysis is a Worldwide Movement. See the extensiveness of our far-reaching effects.
Contribution of Trunk Muscles to Upright Sitting with Segmental Support in Children with Spinal Cord Injury. Children with SCI demonstrated impaired trunk control with the ability to activate trunk muscles above and below the injury level. Read the complete Journal published in Children. An Open Access Journal by MDPI
Heart rate and blood pressure response improve the prediction of orthostatic cardiovascular dysregulation in persons with chronic spinal cord injury. Read the complete peer-reviewed research as published in Physiological Reports
On the Road to Recovery at the Movement Performance and Locomotor Recovery Clinic. Amos Martin, former U of L and N F L player. See his story.
Dr. Susan Harkema shares breakthrough spinal cord research at her provocative TED X Talk
See how The Big Idea has made a difference in Harlee Speyer's life. Providing people with an improved quality of life. #hopehappenshere
Next Step has another successful #RideforParalysis fundraising event. Join the team and make a difference - show your support here