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Andrew Meas
By: Victory Over Paralysis
Jul 21, 2014

Andrew was working as an electronics technician at Flextronics before his injury.  Injured on Sept 6, 2006 when he was 28 years old, Andrew was riding a motorcycle, on his way home from the gym, when he had a head-on collision with a car that had run a red light. He was injured at C6-C7, […]

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Kent Stephenson
On: Jul 7, 2014
By: Victory Over Paralysis

Kent Stephenson is the second person to undergo epidural stimulation. Kent was a Pro Am Motocross racer when on June 9, 2009, his motor locked up going off the face of an 80-foot table top jump. This caused Kent to crash, doing several cart wheels in his landing, injured his spine at T5 and T6 […]

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Tom Morris
On: Sep 1, 2013
By: Victory Over Paralysis

Tom Morris, the strength and conditioning coach at Indiana University, enjoyed training for and participating in triathlons, road races, mountain races, cylcocross, and adventure races. For many of these races, Tom competed with his friend, Jason (see the pictures above). In May of 2012, during one of his usual training rides, Tom was involved in […]

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Kyle
On: Aug 17, 2012
By: Victory Over Paralysis

Kyle and his family are true pioneers as he was one of the initial children to receive locomotor training (Behrman et al. 2008). We have literally seen Kyle grow up from year to year and continue to recover and improve. Following Kyle on an annual basis has been critical to assess his progress and monitor […]

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Rob Summers
On: Jul 21, 2012
By: Victory Over Paralysis

Rob Summers was a college baseball player for the Oregon State Beavers. He was a pitcher with the 2006 College World Series Champions and had aspirations of being a major league player.  Rob was injured on July 12th, 2006 when he was 20 years old, hit by a car in his own driveway.  His injury […]

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Dustin Shillcox
On: Jul 21, 2012
By: Victory Over Paralysis

Dustin was employed in the family business, DJ Glass, in Green River, Wyoming after graduating from high school.  He was injured on August 26, 2010, when he was 26 years old.  Dustin was driving the business van in nearby Rock Springs when a tire blew out and sent his van into a cable that lined […]

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Luke
On: Jul 18, 2012
By: Victory Over Paralysis

Luke was a normally developing baby until the age of 5 months when he acquired transverse myelitis, a disorder that leads to inflammation of the spinal cord. For Luke, the disorder left him paralyzed overnight, affecting his arms, hands, trunk, and legs. His family was told that he would not be able to walk and […]

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