On a summer’s day Alexis Beshures’ life changed forever. She suffered a spinal cord injury after the rope she was swinging on over the Edisto River snapped. Watch how the Roper Rehabilitation Hospital helped her walk again after the accident.
When Shaun’s vehicle flipped off a mountain road he was trapped for 36 hours with a spinal cord injury. Extensive therapy at the Roper Rehabilitation Hospital has helped him walk again and regain his independence. Watch Shaun’s incredible story of survival.
In 2009, a motorcycle accident left Ben Thompson with a spinal cord injury. Ben started going to the Roper St. Francis Center for Spinal Cord Injury for specialized care and to learn from other people with similar injuries.
Tink was at the end of her day working as a line technician when she slipped from a utility pole. She knew right away something was terribly wrong. The fall had left her lower body paralyzed.
Navigating the medical system with a spinal cord injury can be difficult. Often patients find a fragmented system that does not always have the experience or right equipment to care for their unique needs. Our staff, partners and donors recognized the need for a centralized location in the Lowcountry where people with spinal cord injuries could …