A snapped tree fell on Alex Higden’s flatbed truck during the severe storm in B.C. on Dec. 20. It broke part of his back, but Higden’s father said he’s already set his sights on going home.
An Edmonton woman says her terminally ill best friend, who had ALS and was effectively paralyzed, had to sign his assisted-dying request form in a bus shelter because Covenant Health would not allow him to do so in its facility.
Michelle Straschnitzki and her husband have added their voices to those of other Broncos parents who want buses equipped with seat and shoulder belts.
Three people whose legs were paralyzed for years can stand and take steps again thanks to an electrical implant that zaps the injured spinal cord — along with months of intense rehab, researchers have reported.
Danielle Kane, 31, was left paralyzed after a gunman opened fire on a busy night in Toronto’s Greektown last July. In an effort to make peace with her new life, she’s tried to forgive the man who shot her.
Jonathan Gitlin WASHINGTON—We’ve been for rides in quite a few autonomous cars of late, but today was something a little more special. Today, we went for a ride in Project SAM—short for Semi Autonomous Motorcar. It all started back in 2000, when a promising racing career was cut short as a pre-season crash left Sam Schmidt paralyzed […]
Toyota unveiled a new robotic leg brace at its head office in Tokyo on April 12. It’s called the Welwalk WW-1000 and may help bring mobility back to partially paralyzed people. “Our vision is about trying to deliver mobility for everybody,” Toshiyuki Isobe, Toyota’s chief officer for research, told the Associated Press. “We have been […]
A 28-year-old former Nova Scotia resident is suing his insurance company after being denied $ 120,000 he claims he’s entitled to since he lost the use of his legs in a freak accident almost six years ago. CBC | Health News