Bowels, bladders and sex: addressing the stigma after an SCI

Issues with bowels, bladder and sex are often taboo for those living with a spinal cord injury (SCI) and not really thought about by those that aren’t. Inspired by a BBC Article with a personal account by Niall McCann here,…

The Spine Tingling Ride

From Tragedy to Triumph: Epic 6,850km Ride Across Australia Shatters Records and Raises $200,000 After an extraordinary 6,850km solo mountain bike odyssey, christened “The Spine Tingling Ride,” spanning the width of Australia from its westernmost to easternmost points and finishing…

Link Magazine features Community Ambassador Dean Martelozzo

Thrilled to have SpinalCure community ambassador Dean Martelozzo feature as the cover story on the summer edition of Link – Australia’s premier national disability magazine. Dean became a paraplegic in 2011 as a result of a snowboarding accident in the…
Kevin Ring

Kevin Ring – and why supporting SpinalCure is so close to his heart

Horse racing is clearly in the blood when it comes to Kevin Ring. As a former jockey, Kevin rode with distinction for over 30 years before becoming involved with the Tasmanian Jockeys’ Association, where he has held a number of…
Walk on book cover with David Prast smiling on front

Pioneering work of quadriplegic recognised in book ten years after his death

The life of a remarkable quadriplegic from Perth who introduced an innovative model of exercise rehabilitation to Australia and helped pioneer research – which is now leading to spinal injured people gaining movement and even walking again – has been…
Camila Quel de Oliveira

SpinalCure Scientist series: Dr Quel de Oliveira talks SCI research and robotics

SpinalCure speaks to Dr Camila Quel de Oliveira, the lead researcher on a study testing the feasibility of robotics-assisted game-based arm and hand rehabilitation for people with spinal cord injury (SCI). This study is funded by SpinalCure, due to its potential…