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The Paralysis Resource Center and Sam Maddox

The Paralysis Resource Center (PRC) is a comprehensive set of tools and information found online, created by the Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation to help people living with spinal cord injuries (SCI). According to the PRC website, its mission statement reads: “We promote the health and well-being of people living with a spinal cord injury, mobility impairment, and paralysis by… Read More

Amputation Injury Resources

Amputation Injury Resources An amputation is defined as the surgical or traumatic separation of a limb or appendage from the body. It is estimated that one out of every 200 individuals in the United States has had an amputation of some form. However, traumatic amputations are unplanned and result from some type of accidental injury in comparison to planned, medical… Read More

“The Crash Reel” HBO Film on Former snowboarding champion Kevin Pearce and Traumatic Brain Injury survivor

This past summer, a new HBO documentary film about Vermont snowboarder Kevin Pearce premiered and is said to be the first of its kind, offering viewers a first-hand look into the struggles of recovering from a severe traumatic brain injury (TBI). Creators of the film are confident it will succeed in captivating the attention of audiences while educating them about… Read More

34th Annual Neurorehabilitation Conference on Traumatic Brain Injury, Stroke and other Neurological Disorders

Conference Dates – October 26-27, 2013 Coming up on October 26th and 27th, 2013, Braintree Rehabilitation Hospital will once again be hosting its 34th Annual Neurorehabilitation Conference on Traumatic Brain Injury, Stroke and Other Neurologic Disorders in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The event will be hosted at the Hyatt Regency Hotel and will provide a unique opportunity for neurologists and physical therapists,… Read More

Charity Spotlight: The Wounded Warrior Project

The Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) is a not for profit, veterans’ service organization that provides a variety of programs, services and events for veterans of all branches of the military wounded in action following the events of 9/11/2001. Wounded Warrior Project has existed since 2003, founded by John Melia in Roanoke, Virginia. In 2006, the organization had grown was moved to… Read More