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.
A wheelchair-bound man was in police custody Saturday morning, accused of stealing wallets and purses from guests at high-end Manhattan restaurants and hotels.
The NYPD has asked the public for help in identifying a man wanted in connection with a series of grand larcenies in Manhattan.
Inside of a family court room the Roslyn teens tried to explain their actions to a judge. The pair stole Vinny Pinello’s motorized wheelchair and took it for a joyride through the streets of Roslyn before trashing it in some bushes.
A Paralympic athlete has been pushing his wheelchair across the entire country to raise money for a cause close to his heart.
A heartless prank left a young man with a broken heart on Long Island, after his wheelchair was stolen from his home.
Her mother said the elevators in their high-rise building on Surf Avenue and 24th Street have been out of order for months, leaving the 8-year-old a virtual prisoner in their third floor apartment.
A simple family outing to the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree quickly turned into a nightmare for a New Jersey family over the weekend.
Mastic resident Alicia Biondo’s daughter is blind, has seizures, and cannot walk, all as a result of being shaken severely by her father as a newborn.
“He’s now ready to go home. He’s in great shape, he’s obviously very used to his chair,” Casey said. Casey said the wheelchairs are getting more and more common for disabled dogs, and said Timmy “took to it immediately.”
Christopher Levi’s wheelchair was discovered in the woods not far from his Holbrook home.
Chris Levi discovered his $3,000 custom-made wheelchair with a Purple Heart and Army seal embroidered on the back, missing when he returned to his Mollie Boulevard home in Holbrook on Jan. 19.
The heartless nature of the crime stunned viewers who saw surveillance video of it. In the tape, a man can be seen simply reaching into the lap of Catalina Mateo, grabbing her purse, and sprinting away.
Authorities are now looking for 18-year-old Cody Santiago, of Grove Street in Brooklyn.
On Staten Island, a young woman is not letting her serious conditions hold her back from helping those in need, and now the Bronx Bombers have come to help her.