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 [...]

Ryo

In 1999, Ryo became a quadriplegic because of a traffic accident with his motorbike. He remained in the hospital for 15 months tethered to [...]

Abdou

Abdou was just 15 years old when became quadriplegic in July 2006. After spending months in an intensive care unit, he was implanted with a [...]

Nicolas

Nicolas was born June 1993 and became a C1-C4 quadriplegic following a horrific traffic accident when he was just 20 days old. Nicolas was soon [...]

Pedro Arthur

On January 9, 2012, Pedro became the first pediatric patient implanted with a diaphragm pacing system in Brazil. In 2006, Pedro became quadriplegic following a [...]

Keith

In 1996, Keith, an 18-year old diving and gymnastic enthusiast, suffered an accident on a trampoline which rendered him quadriplegic and ventilator dependent. Preoperative EMGs [...]

Caroline

Caroline was just ten months old in February 2003 when she became a C1-C2 quadriplegic as a result of an automobile accident. Like many [...]