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# paralysed - Friday 7 September, 2018

2016 Olympic champion cyclist left paralysed after crash during training
# Tragic
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# Tragic

2016 Olympic champion cyclist left paralysed after crash during training

Sep 7th 2018, 8:14 PM 63,962 Views 14 Comments

Germany’s Kristina Vogel says she is slowly coming to terms with her condition after suffering spinal injuries.

# paralysed - Monday 26 March, 2018

'We're absolutely blown away': Almost €100k raised for teen left paralysed after Storm Emma accident
# Jack O'Driscoll
# Jack O'Driscoll

'We're absolutely blown away': Almost €100k raised for teen left paralysed after Storm Emma accident

Mar 26th 2018, 11:53 AM 44,014 Views 21 Comments

Jack O’Driscoll fractured a vertebra in his neck after he fell during Storm Emma.

# paralysed - Monday 25 December, 2017

'When I got the tube in my side, my lungs were punctured, I realised things were more serious then'
# Inspiring
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# Inspiring

'When I got the tube in my side, my lungs were punctured, I realised things were more serious then'

Dec 25th 2017, 5:00 PM 20,922 Views 2 Comments

Robbie McNamara was due to ride Lord Windermere in the 2015 Aintree Grand National. The day beforehand, his life changed forever.

# paralysed - Wednesday 1 February, 2017

Groundbreaking technology allows completely paralysed 'locked-in' patients to communicate
# Research
# Research

Groundbreaking technology allows completely paralysed 'locked-in' patients to communicate

Feb 1st 2017, 10:10 PM 13,374 Views 14 Comments

The interface is a cap that sits on people’s heads and uses infrared light to detect variations in blood flow to different regions of the brain.

# paralysed - Wednesday 13 April, 2016

Paralysed man can now use his hand thanks to pioneering software
# World First
# World First

Paralysed man can now use his hand thanks to pioneering software

Apr 13th 2016, 6:46 PM 14,183 Views 7 Comments

Ian Burkhart was left with a broken neck after a swimming accident.

# paralysed - Sunday 11 October, 2015

'I remember the whole thing. I dived in and hit the bottom of the pool. I knew something was wrong'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'I remember the whole thing. I dived in and hit the bottom of the pool. I knew something was wrong'

Oct 11th 2015, 7:30 PM 612 Views 9 Comments

Last summer while Jonathan Ranson was on a J1 visa in San Diego, he broke his neck in a swimming accident. Here he opens up about his recovery and returning to college.

# paralysed - Thursday 17 September, 2015

The tragic tale of Max Brito -- the Ivorian player paralysed at the 1995 Rugby World Cup
# Looking Back
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# Looking Back

The tragic tale of Max Brito -- the Ivorian player paralysed at the 1995 Rugby World Cup

Sep 17th 2015, 12:00 PM 14,050 Views 5 Comments

One 24-year-old winger’s life was altered irrevocably just over 20 years ago during a match with Tonga.

# paralysed - Tuesday 8 September, 2015

Netflix has an odd reason for not allowing offline playback
# Paradox Of Choice
# Paradox Of Choice

Netflix has an odd reason for not allowing offline playback

Sep 8th 2015, 6:50 PM 26,646 Views 18 Comments

Its chief product officer said that including it would leave some users ‘paralysed’ by the choice.

# paralysed - Thursday 23 July, 2015

Mark Pollock sues friends over paralysing fall at their home
# Courts
# Courts

Mark Pollock sues friends over paralysing fall at their home

Jul 23rd 2015, 12:25 PM 71,520 Views 0 Comments

The motivational speaker and adventurer broke his back in three places.

# paralysed - Tuesday 21 October, 2014

Paralysed man walks again following groundbreaking surgery
# Breakthrough
# Breakthrough

Paralysed man walks again following groundbreaking surgery

Oct 21st 2014, 8:53 AM 14,044 Views 17 Comments

The surgery is being hailed as an “historic change” for those with spinal injuries.

# paralysed - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

Blind adventurer to give TED talk on hope four years after becoming paralysed
# Hope
# Hope

Blind adventurer to give TED talk on hope four years after becoming paralysed

Jun 18th 2014, 6:46 PM 11,188 Views 13 Comments

Mark Pollock said he was told to accept his situation but since his accident he has delved into the world of robotics and is looking at finding a possible cure for spinal injury

# paralysed - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

Experimental zapping treatment allows paralysed men to move their legs again
# Advancement
# Advancement

Experimental zapping treatment allows paralysed men to move their legs again

Apr 8th 2014, 3:24 PM 9,784 Views 9 Comments

Experts say while it’s a promising development, allowing the paralysed to stand and move their legs, the experimental treatment isn’t a cure.

# paralysed - Wednesday 27 November, 2013

Tongue piercing lets paralysed people drive wheelchairs
# Invention
# Invention

Tongue piercing lets paralysed people drive wheelchairs

Nov 27th 2013, 9:31 PM 14,280 Views 16 Comments

Electric-powered wheelchairs can be operated by issuing commands with a magnetic tongue piercing.

# paralysed - Monday 22 April, 2013

Column: At 18, I felt invincible but a sudden accident left me paralysed from the neck down
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: At 18, I felt invincible but a sudden accident left me paralysed from the neck down

Apr 22nd 2013, 7:30 PM 1,517 Views 35 Comments

Stephen Cluskey suffered an accident that left him paralysed from the neck down at the tender age of 18. Eleven years on, he explains how he learned to adapt to a new way of life and set up his own business.

# paralysed - Friday 29 March, 2013

JT McNamara's paralysis confirmed following Cheltenham fall
# Neck Injury
From The42
# Neck Injury

JT McNamara's paralysis confirmed following Cheltenham fall

Mar 29th 2013, 7:36 PM 53,723 Views 75 Comments

The Injured Jockey’s Fund has issued a statement on the Limerick jockey’s well-being.

# paralysed - Thursday 7 March, 2013

VIDEO: Ice hockey player left paralysed after hit into boards
# Switzerland
From The42
# Switzerland

VIDEO: Ice hockey player left paralysed after hit into boards

Mar 7th 2013, 5:17 PM 2,197 Views 0 Comments

The hospital treating Ronny Keller say he will be; “a permanent paraplegic. There is neither head nor brain injuries.”

# paralysed - Thursday 18 October, 2012

Police taser blind man after mistaking stick for samurai sword
# Tasered
# Tasered

Police taser blind man after mistaking stick for samurai sword

Oct 18th 2012, 1:25 PM 10,348 Views 72 Comments

The grandfather thought he was going to die when he felt the electricity surge through his body.

# paralysed - Thursday 16 August, 2012

British man loses high court battle to end his life
# Right To Die
# Right To Die

British man loses high court battle to end his life

Aug 16th 2012, 5:49 PM 11,411 Views 70 Comments

Tony Nicklinson, who is paralysed from the neck down, has described his life as “pure torture” and wept as the verdict was announced.

# paralysed - Wednesday 16 May, 2012

VIDEO: Paralysed woman uses mind to move robot arm
# Brain Power
# Brain Power

VIDEO: Paralysed woman uses mind to move robot arm

May 16th 2012, 9:03 PM 3,644 Views 11 Comments

Cathy Hutchinson was able to use the arm to sip coffee, 15 years after being paralysed by a stroke.