Entries by Chris Leeuw

NeuroHope at Inaugural Reeve Summit

When Christopher Reeve became paralyzed 25 years ago, spinal cord injury was launched into the public eye.  Paralysis can happen to anyone anywhere.  There are 18,000 new injuries in the United States every year.  It is a community no one expects to join.  When we become a part of it – the fear, suffering, pain, […]

NeuroHope Presents at APTA National Conference

The NeuroHope story was presented at the American Physical Therapy Association’s (APTA) Combined Sections Meeting in Denver, Colorado on February 14th! Dr. Stephanie A. Miller from the Krannert School of Physical Therapy at The University of Indianapolis and NeuroHope’s Director of Therapy, Nora Foster presented preliminary findings of our ongoing research study at the APTA’s annual summit where thousands […]

Client Spotlight: Alexa Cantwell

Alexa Cantwell, a 27 year old from Indianapolis, didn’t become a wheelchair-user instantaneously like so many others who injure their spinal cords. Instead, when she was just 8 years old, Alexa sustained a spinal stroke which resulted in a gradual decline in her mobility through her teens. The spinal stroke caused damage from the C2 […]

2nd Annual “Swing Fore Hope” Raises $24,000!

Major thanks to the 100+ golfers and all sponsors that made the “2019 Swing Fore Hope” charity golf scramble a success! We had a blast at Ironwood Golf Club and raised $24,000 for NeuroHope, which provides long-term rehabilitation and wellness programs for people recovering from neurologic injury. We have new “Champions of the Cup”: Brad […]

CLIENT SPOTLIGHT: Evan Faucett

On July 9, 2018,  Evan Faucett’s life changed in the blink of an eye.   Only a few months after he received his professional motocross license, he crashed during jump at a competition in Kokomo.  The spinal cord and brain injury Evan sustained have taken him along a grueling road to recovery.   After being discharged from […]

Vote NeuroHope for Indianapolis Colts Cheerleader’s $10,000 Community Challenge!

The Indianapolis Colts Cheerleaders have launched a “Community Impact Challenge” and NeuroHope needs YOUR VOTE to win a $10,000 grant! Each member of the Colts cheer squad has picked a charity and a program to support.  NeuroHope is honored to have been selected by Vanessa Wahl, a Greenwood native in her second year with team, who shares our passion to provide […]

Epidural Stimulation Study Allows Three More Paralyzed People to Take Steps

In September, a breakthough in epidural stimulation research made global headlines.  The New England Journal of Medicine published work from The Spinal Cord Injury Research Center at the University of Louisville, which announced that four paralyzed people regained the ability to walk after being implanted with a stimulation device and undergoing months of physical training. Read […]