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#paralysed

# paralysed - Friday 7 September, 2018

From The42 2016 Olympic champion cyclist left paralysed after crash during training Tragic

2016 Olympic champion cyclist left paralysed after crash during training

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 fractured a vertebra in his neck after he fell during Storm Emma.

# paralysed - Monday 25 December, 2017

From The42 'When I got the tube in my side, my lungs were punctured, I realised things were more serious then' Inspiring This post contains videos

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

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

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

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'

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

From The42 The tragic tale of Max Brito -- the Ivorian player paralysed at the 1995 Rugby World Cup Looking Back

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

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

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

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

# paralysed - Tuesday 21 October, 2014

Paralysed man walks again following groundbreaking surgery

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

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

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

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

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

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

JT McNamara's paralysis confirmed following Cheltenham fall

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

# paralysed - Thursday 7 March, 2013

From The42 VIDEO: Ice hockey player left paralysed after hit into boards Switzerland This post contains videos

VIDEO: Ice hockey player left paralysed after hit into boards

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 This post contains a poll

Police taser blind man after mistaking stick for samurai sword

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

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 This post contains videos

VIDEO: Paralysed woman uses mind to move robot arm

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