Monthly Archives: March 2016

A close call inspires an Ironman challenge

18 months ago, a mountain bike accident left Andrew Garey with a broken neck and a hair’s breadth from life as a quadriplegic. With support from his family and friends, and a long hard rehab program, Andrew is now back on…

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SCI causes ‘immune system paralysis’

“Our research shows evidence that spinal cord injury directly causes increased risk for bacterial infection such as pneumonia. … Pneumonia is the leading cause of death after acute spinal cord injury and is associated with poor neurological outcome. Patients with spinal…

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