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Progress Made in Helping Quadraplegics

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Progress Made in Helping Quadraplegics

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Progress Made in Helping Quadraplegics

Progress Made in Helping Quadraplegics

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NPR's Melissa Block talks with Dr. John McDonald, the director of the Spinal Cord Injury Program at Washington University's School of Medicine in St. Louis. McDonald began treating Christopher Reeve in 1999. He talks about Reeve's therapy, and the changes in spinal cord injury treatment since Reeve's injury.