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... Read More

Quadriplegic Pacing 24 /7 after 16 Years on a Mechanical Ventilator

In 1994, Khaldoon, a 17-year old honors student and swimming champion from Syria, suffered a spinal cord injury in a diving accident leaving him a... Read More


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


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


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... Read More


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... Read More


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... Read More


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... Read More


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... Read More


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... Read More


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... Read More