Author Rachelle Friedman

PUSHLiving Woman seen bound by tape with words written on tape conveying negative stereotypes about disability

The “Paralyzed Bride” Speaks on Cure Research, Medical Equipment Funding, and Pain

When I sustained my spinal cord injury three years ago, I was nothing short of terrified. I wondered “will I ever walk again”? I did my physical therapy and got as strong as I could, but my life as I knew it was over. I so desperately wanted a cure, but I was given zero chance of ever walking again. I started my research, but amongst all of the information I could find, was a deep seeded debate on stem cell therapies.