Spinal Cord Injury Success Stories

Stevie wedding

Stevie (Beale) VanAusdale

At 17, Stevie was paralyzed in a horrible car accident. Like most young women with spinal cord injuries, she wondered if she'd ever find love or get married. Stevie found her Mr. Right, and with the help of RIM's Center for Spinal Cord Injury Recovery, she realized another dream; to walk down the aisle on her wedding day. Watch Stevie walk down the aisle.

Frank Spinal Cord Injury

Frank Amprim

An ATV accident left Frank with a broken back and a prognosis that he’d never run again. One year later, Frank is running his first 5K, and his therapist is running right beside him. Read Frank's story.

Katie spinal cord injury

Katie Steele

Katie Steele. A 2010 car accident left Katie a quadriplegic. Thanks to aggressive treatment at RIM's Center for Spinal Cord Injury Recovery, Katie continues to make progress. Read Katie's story.

Vincent Spinal Cord Injury

Vincent Rutley

Doctors said he would never be able to walk, sit up or move his arms. Thanks to RIM's Center for Spinal Cord Injury Recovery, Vincent is regaining his independence. Read Vincent's story.

DougCalka

Doug Calka

Doug, a motorcross racer, was paralyzed while doing a routine jump. Thanks to RIM's Center for Spinal Cord Injury Recovery he's back to work and back to enjoying life. Read Doug's Story.