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New technology could help paralyzed patients learn to walk again (Credit CBS 2)

Dr. Max Gomez: Robotic Legs Could Change Lives

Scientists have yet to come up with a way to fix damage to the nervous system, but robotics can help paralyzed patients stand up and walk again.

11/13/2013

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Can Paralyzed Pets Help Paralyzed Vets?

Paralyzed pooches could be the key to a breakthrough treatment for paralyzed veterans. The hope is that therapies that work in dogs might also be more likely to work in humans.

08/09/2013

Defensive lineman Dennis Byrd of the New York Jets tackles San Diego Chargers quarterback Billy Joe Hobert during a game at Jack Murphy Stadium in 1990. (Credit: Ken Levine /Allsport)

Schwartz: Dennis Byrd Will Finally Get The Honor That He Deserves

Byrd’s triumph over tragedy will take center stage this Sunday when his No. 90 jersey is retired at halftime of the Jets-Dolphins game at MetLife Stadium. The painful memories of that fateful December Sunday from 20 years ago will surely come to mind.

10/24/2012

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Boxer Paul ‘The Punisher’ Williams Paralyzed In Motorcycle Wreck

Williams was paralyzed Sunday after being involved in a motorcycle crash in the Atlanta suburbs and doctors said it is unlikely he will continue his career, his manager said Monday.

05/29/2012

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Recovering Rutgers Player Eric LeGrand Visits Jets Camp

Eric LeGrand, the former Rutgers football player recovering from a serious spinal injury, is visiting New York Jets practice.

WFAN–08/18/2011

Eric LeGrand (credit: CBS 2)

Paralyzed Rutgers Player Eric LeGrand To Broadcast Spring Game

LeGrand will make his broadcasting debut Saturday when he joins Chris Carlin and Ray Lucas in the booth at Rutgers Stadium to provide analysis of the Scarlet-White spring game.

WFAN–04/27/2011

Eric LeGrand

A Weekend Of Tributes For Paralyzed Rutgers Football Player

It was a Saturday of tributes for a Rutgers football player left paralyzed after a hit last weekend. Throughout the Garden State, high school teams placed the number 52 on their helmets to pay tribute to Eric LaGrand.

10/24/2010

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Taliaferro’s Tale Offers Hope For Paralyzed Rutgers Player

Some doctors believe that a patient with a spinal cord injury has little chance of recovery if there isn’t at least some feeling or movement within a 72-hour window. Adam Taliaferro is proof otherwise.

WFAN–10/22/2010

Tajzir Wilson

Paralyzed N.J. Boy Has Big Dreams

Tajzir Wilson, 12, was riding his bike in broad daylight when he was shot. The Newark resident has gone through therapy and shares his story for the first time.

08/10/2010