The Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Hospital has come up with a prototype of a standing wheelchair. They hope it will help paralyzed veterans live more productive lives. It’s not the first standing wheelchair, but this one has significant advances over previous designs.
A Twin Cities teenager who was paralyzed in a car crash is back home with her family. Three months ago, Amarya Ward-West’s dad, Earl Ward, crashed his vehicle in a construction zone in St. Paul. Investigators say Ward ran from the scene, leaving his kids — 8-year-old Almond and 14-year-old Amarya — alone and injured.
Jack Jablonski, the high school hockey player who was injured during a game three years ago, says he reached another milestone since that hit on the ice left him paralyzed.
In November 2010, 12-year-old Guadeloupe Galeno-Hernandez was paralyzed after being hit by a stray bullet in the throat, which severed her spine. She spent a month at Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis, and then six months at St. Paul’s Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare.
Jack Jablonski is asking for support in his “Walk to Victory Over Paralysis.” He’s taking part in a treadmill walkathon Saturday at Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute in Golden Valley, where he made his incredible recovery after he was paralyzed in a high school hockey game on Dec. 30, 2011.
Since being paralyzed during a high school hockey game three years ago, Jack Jablonski has had many highs and lows. Saturday night was most definitely a high. Saturday was prom night at Benilde-St. Margaret’s, and Jablonski’s date is one of the co-hosts of SportsNation on ESPN2, Michelle Beadle.
A longtime jockey at Canterbury Park was paralyzed in a freak accident at a Phoenix horse racing track. Anne von Rosen, who has ridden at the Shakopee track’s summer meet since 2001, suffered a severed spinal cord Wednesday when a horse she was riding at Turf Paradise collapsed, trapping her underneath.
Paralyzed in 2010 after making a tackle for Rutgers, Eric LeGrand is taking his message of hope and inspiration around the country, including here in Minnesota!
A 24-year-old man has been sentenced for abusing a 2-year-old in Apple Valley to the point of being partially paralyzed.
It’s been almost 11 months since the injury that paralyzed Jack Jablonski. In that time, he has made remarkable progress physically, he has rejoined his classmates in school and he and his family have been able to move back into their home after a renovation to accommodate his disability.
An Apple Valley woman has been charged with malicious punishment of a child, assault and neglect after police say she and her boyfriend abused a 2-year-old to the point of being partially paralyzed.
There is another encouraging development for paralyzed hockey player Jack Jablonski.
Minneapolis Police have arrested a man they believe was responsible for the June shooting that left a homeless man paralyzed.
The family of a high school student paralyzed after being hit in a hockey game says he has crawled with the help of therapists.
Police have identified the man who was shot last week in a Minneapolis library.