Nicolelis said he believed the technology was ripe for turning into everyday devices to help paraplegics
and could ultimately replace wheelchairs and the report added that the exoskeleton is fitted with multiple airbags and gyros to stop it falling over during the balancing act of bipedal walking.
In an attempt to copy her aunt Olive, who had become paraplegic
in her 20s following a biking accident, Chloe took to her bike with the sole intention of crashing and breaking her back.
The generous support of the many friends, volunteers, state staff and military personnel make this a special experience for paraplegic
sportsmen and women.
Paralyzed from the chest down in a car accident in 1998, Pipoly became the first American paraplegic
, the second paraplegic
in the world, to swim the English Channel, a 21-mile course in August 2002.
They are paraplegics
, quadriplegics and serious stroke victims who were not supposed to be able to walk on their own again -- let alone cross the finish line of their city's marathon on their feet and have a medal placed around their necks.
The accident broke her neck and left her a paraplegic
The Paterson house is an actual home: BASF donated it to the family of a 15-year-old boy who was left paraplegic
after being hit by a car when he was eight.
My condition progressed rapidly, and since 1985 I have been paraplegic
(near quad in high heat).
A SUPPOSEDLY paraplegic
woman who filed a string of lawsuits over disabled access leaped from her wheelchair after being arrested and sprinted off in a bid for freedom, authorities in the US said.
Inventor Alan Martin, who has received backing from disabled Formula 1 boss Sir Frank Williams, said: "The idea was to make something for paraplegic
people so they could go out and enjoy being on a motorbike.
Don't Let The Good Life Pass You By by Mary Verdick is the intimate and inspirational story of how a tragedy might become positive when Kitty Maddox's husband is killed in the same auto accident that renders her 12-year-old daughter paraplegic
To accommodate a paraplegic
who enjoyed gardening, Sentara built a garden that was chest-high.