Victoria Arlen

Swimmer Barred From Paralympics For Not Being Paralyzed Enough

By | Thu, 08/15/2013 - 10:19

The International Paralympic Committee barred Victoria Arlen from this week's competition, citing her inability to provide evidence that her paralysis will be a permanent condition.

urchin

UK Sports Student Left Paralyzed for LIfe After Stepping on a Sea Urchin

By | Thu, 01/24/2013 - 21:00

A 20-year-old student training to be a physical education teacher was left paralyzed after he was stung by a sea urchin while vacationing in Greece.

man and woman walking

Mind-Controlled Suit May Give Paralyzed the Ability to Walk [VIDEO]

By | Fri, 09/07/2012 - 12:30

The suit, controlled by a cap that the user wears on their head, is operated by brainpower.

Oscar Pistorius

How Some Paralympic Athletes Are Breaking Their Own Bones to 'Boost' Performance

By | Fri, 08/24/2012 - 17:27

The Olympics may be over, and the majority of the athletes have left London, but another crop of athletes is arriving for a new set of games.