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Get Balanced With Dr Marissa Pei


Sep 5, 2017

Celebrating National Paralysis Awareness Month with special guests Derek Herrera, who was paralyzed while on duty in Afghanistan, and Physical Rehab Spinal Cord Injury Therapists Kathryn Vaughn and Christy Smitheran with the amazing technology of ReWalk Robotics.  Starting with an inspiring account of Derek's tragedy turned gratitude, Dr. Marissa is brought to tears and presents him with her Beneficial Presence on the Planet Award.  Kathryn and Christy describe the mechanics and the miracles that are possible with this new exoskeletal device that was invented by an Israeli doctor who was himself in a paralyzing accident, and began designing miracles in his garage. Derek talks about his new company that is helping other aspects of people who are paralyzed with a better catheter process with SpinalSingularity.com.  All 3 address what mindsets help and hurt the healing process after spinal cord injuries. Dr. Marissa is so proud to be balancing all of the negative news that is spewing all over the media with a show about Hope and Happiness...and these guests are perfect for the mission!
Episode sponsored by www.JazzTrax.com and www.Rewalk.com/Contact