NFI Heals Blog

Tom recently learns new strategies from NFT after 29 years!

By Susan Horning | March 7, 2019

Tom Hayes NFI report 2 Today is March 2nd, 12 days after my first day training with the NFI team. In the last week, I have spent 5 days in the pool training, 2 hours per training session. I start in the hot tub and get the muscles warmed up. Then 10 minutes of relaxation … Read more

KDNK Senior Matters Interview 2-19-19

By Susan Horning | March 1, 2019

Listen to Lauryn and Dave give an overview of NFT. http://www.kdnk.org/post/senior-matters-looks-science-neuroplasticity

Featured on NBC’s Today Show!

By Susan Horning | January 8, 2019

We are excited to announce that the Nueroplastic Functional Institute was recently on NBC’s Today Show on December 21, 2018 as one of their featured national stories on HOPE. The NBC crew came to Glenwood Springs, Colorado early in December and spent a day in the life of the NFT Team. They started with filming … Read more

Walking In Braces For the First Time

By Susan Horning | December 11, 2018

Larry was injured in 2011. He was dirt biking in Moab Utah. Having willed himself to stand and robotically walk, he hobbled out of the hospital. However, afterward he made little functional progress. Larry started NFT and is now fully functional and married to Lauryn, the director of the NFI. Click here to see his before … Read more

Ben has increased mobility after spinal stroke

By Susan Horning | November 27, 2018

Ben is a 22 year old college student at the University of Colorado Denver. He suffered a spinal stroke in 2015 to his C5 vertebrae. He had limited movement in his arms and legs and incurred quite a bit of spasticity on a daily basis.  Ben has been practicing NFT since June. He has gained … Read more

Post ski accident, Soren is dedicated to walking again

By Susan Horning | November 27, 2018

Soren is 18 and was injured in a ski accident in 2017. He had a burst fracture at L1, which left him completely paralyzed from the waist down.  He landed on his tailbone and shattered L1 from the force of the fall.  This is one of the most debilitating ways to break your back. He … Read more

Adam can swim 6 years post accident

By Susan Horning | November 27, 2018

Adam is a 41 year old previous, competitive mountain biker. He broke his neck 6.5 years ago (see photo on the trick that he was taking on at the time of injury).  Adam sustained an interior burst fracture of his C4 vertebrae in 2012 and became paralyzed from the neck down. A vivacious Rastafarian, this … Read more

We honor our caregivers. Meet Tanelle.

By Susan Horning | November 27, 2018

Tanelle is Adam’s wife.  The teams has such admiration for how she dedicates her life to supporting Adam. After the accident, life was tough. Tanelle reported the hardship this couple experienced when the doctors felt there wasn’t anything else they could do for Adam. Adam’s physicians didn’t think he was going to make it. The … Read more

Dirt bike racer healing 3rd spinal cord injury

By Susan Horning | November 27, 2018

Tucker is 21 and a nationally known dirt bike racer. When Tucker came to us he had dislocated his back once and broken his back two times. The last break resulted in paralysis from (T4/T5) the chest down. Tucker approaches NFT with the same steely resolve that he does racing.  His ability to concentrate and … Read more

Movement in his paralyzed arm after 3.5 years

By Susan Horning | November 27, 2018

In March 2015, Bob Kemper suffered a complete brachial plexus avulsion from a serious ski injury. What this means is that the nerves that operated his right arm were completely severed from his spinal cord. The accident left his dominant arm paralyzed. When Bob came to NFI he had such excruciating phantom pain that he was … Read more

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