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12-Year-Old Fell 100 Feet to the Ground Off Wisconsin Dells Amusement Park Ride

Wisconsin—12-year-old Teagan Marti was critically injured this summer while enjoying the Wisconsin Dells amusement park. Teagan, who is from Florida, was riding Terminal Velocity, a…

David Mittleman

Saudi Arabian Judge Considers Paralyzing Man As Punishment for His Crime

After reading about a Saudi Arabian judge who asked doctors if they could damage a man’s spinal cord as punishment for his crime, I realized how lucky I am to live in the United States. The man who…

David Mittleman

College Wrestler With Spinal Cord Injury Walks During Commencement Ceremony

Dan Bishop was a good student attending the University of Buffalo in New York. He seemed to have it made: he was a college wrestler with a bright future ahead of him. In fact, he was promised a…

David Mittleman

Spinal Cord Injuries Require Skilled and Experienced Assistance

A spinal cord injury is a serious and potentially debilitating injury that cause damage to the white matter of the spinal cord that carries signals to and from the brain. Spinal cord injuries can…