Success Stories

Spinal Cord Injury and Breathing

There are an estimated 288,000 people living with spinal cord injuries in the United States alone, with an estimated 17,700 new cases each year. In [...]


In November 1993, Willie was paralyzed after diving into the pool at his high school. Thanks to his quick thinking friends, he was airlifted [...]


In 2002, at the age of 52, Dalen fell from a ladder and was rendered a C2 quadriplegic and ventilator dependent. In 2014, Dalen [...]


In 1998, Jamie was a professional cricket player with the Yorkshire County Cricket Club. While attending a tournament in Cape Town, South Africa, he was [...]


Giuseppe was the commander of the police department in Felino, Italy when he became a high quadriplegic in a traffic accident in February 1999. He [...]


At the age of 17, Debbie became a C1-C2 quadriplegic as a result of a diving accident. In 1973, after living for over a year [...]


Ed was injured in a motorcycle accident in June 2008. Although initially off mechanical ventilation, Ed had a number of setbacks including pneumonia and a [...]


Chuck became a C2-C3 quadriplegic in a shooting accident in 1981. He was just 15 years old. Chuck spent the next year of his life [...]


Andrea became a C1-C2 quadriplegic following an automobile accident in September 1990. Soon after, she was transferred to the care of Dr. Edward Carter at [...]


In 1980, at the age of 19, a trampoline accident at college rendered Brodie a C2-C3 quadriplegic. Approximately, four months later, he was implanted [...]