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#Spinal Injury

# spinal-injury - Saturday 11 February, 2017

Woman who developed back pain aged 18 left bed bound in agony as HSE refuses to fund operation
# Life On Hold
# Life On Hold

Woman who developed back pain aged 18 left bed bound in agony as HSE refuses to fund operation

Feb 11th 2017, 12:05 AM 37,584 Views 63 Comments

Her mother described how her daughter, who once had a bright future ahead of her, now faces a life of no hope and never-ending pain.

# spinal-injury - Monday 31 August, 2015

Family struggling with costs after son (20) breaks his back diving into Ibiza pool
# Spinal Injury
# Spinal Injury

Family struggling with costs after son (20) breaks his back diving into Ibiza pool

Aug 31st 2015, 12:16 PM 41,711 Views 17 Comments

Sean Paul McCabe’s family say he broke his back in two places.

# spinal-injury - Sunday 2 November, 2014

Sailor with suspected spinal injuries rescued during yacht race
# Dublin Bay
# Dublin Bay

Sailor with suspected spinal injuries rescued during yacht race

Nov 2nd 2014, 3:30 PM 10,083 Views 3 Comments

He was hit by a fallen mast in Dublin Bay.

# spinal-injury - Tuesday 21 October, 2014

Paralysed man walks again following groundbreaking surgery
# Breakthrough
# Breakthrough

Paralysed man walks again following groundbreaking surgery

Oct 21st 2014, 8:53 AM 14,067 Views 17 Comments

The surgery is being hailed as an “historic change” for those with spinal injuries.

# spinal-injury - Thursday 11 September, 2014

"Your next adventure is this": The incredible Mark Pollock story to hit big screen
# Unbreakable
# Unbreakable

"Your next adventure is this": The incredible Mark Pollock story to hit big screen

Sep 11th 2014, 5:35 PM 20,285 Views 9 Comments

The Irishman’s rollercoaster life – and Unbreakable spirit – the subject of feature documentary.

# spinal-injury - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

Cardiff Blues confirm Owen Williams has suffered 'significant' spinal cord injury
# Stay Strong For Ows
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# Stay Strong For Ows

Cardiff Blues confirm Owen Williams has suffered 'significant' spinal cord injury

Jun 25th 2014, 1:29 PM 7,799 Views 4 Comments

The 22-year-old Welsh centre incurred the injury at the World Club 10s.

# spinal-injury - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

Blind adventurer to give TED talk on hope four years after becoming paralysed
# Hope
# Hope

Blind adventurer to give TED talk on hope four years after becoming paralysed

Jun 18th 2014, 6:46 PM 11,219 Views 13 Comments

Mark Pollock said he was told to accept his situation but since his accident he has delved into the world of robotics and is looking at finding a possible cure for spinal injury

# spinal-injury - Friday 20 May, 2011

Video: Paralysed man able to stand and walk after pioneering treatment
# Spinal Injury
# Spinal Injury

Video: Paralysed man able to stand and walk after pioneering treatment

May 20th 2011, 12:27 PM 824 Views 0 Comments

Twenty-three-year-old American man says he never thought he would be able to stand up so quickly after starting the ground-breaking treatment.