Stories from June, 2017

WDIV: Health care crisis impact on businesses and employees

June 30, 2017

Millions of Americans receive health care coverage through their employers, and changes to health care legislation could change that. One proposed change would repeal the mandate that employers with more than 50 employees must provide health care coverage.

Charlie Parkhill, co-founder of The Recovery Project, talked to WDIV Channel 4 to share his insights on the proposed changes and how The Recovery Project will respond.

For the full story, watch the video below.

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New Mobility: My Recovery is Ongoing with The Recovery Project

June 5, 2017

The Recovery Project co-founder Charlie Parkhill recently contributed an article to New Mobility magazine discussing his personal recovery from a spinal cord injury—including significant physical advances he’s experienced through his training on functional electrical stimulation (FES) equipment. To read the article from New Mobility, click here.

My life changed forever in 1998, when I was dealt a serious spinal cord injury while vacationing in Mexico. An incomplete central cord injury left me a C4-5 quadriplegic, and motionless from the neck down.

While the severity of my injury was undeniable, so was my determination…Read More