Leading spinal recovery centres in the USA

by Jennifer Bovard I visited two leading spinal recovery centres in the USA on behalf of the Ben Kende Foundation in November 2011:- KENNEDY KRIEGER INSTITUTE “For many years, conventional wisdom held that most improvement from spinal cord injury occurred in the first six months of recovery, and that improvement was virtually impossible after two […]

Courage in the face of adversity

Robby Nimmo For most school leavers, the ‘gap year’ is about travel, random jobs, and diving into life full throttle. Squeezed between years of study at high school and the rigours of university, the gap widens to a chasm of adventure … a year of delicious possibilities; a cocktail of hedonism, new places and friendships. […]