Health & Fit Paralyzed hockey player Jack Jablonski wiggles toes for first time in 7 years, shares 'shocking' video

18:09  12 july  2018
18:09  12 july  2018 Source:   foxnews.com

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(AP Photo/Genevieve Ross). Paralyzed hockey player Jack Jablonski took a shot on the Fourth of July and scored when he tried — and succeeded — wiggling his toes .

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  Paralyzed hockey player Jack Jablonski wiggles toes for first time in 7 years, shares 'shocking' video © Provided by Fox News Network LLC Paralyzed hockey player Jack Jablonski took a shot on the Fourth of July and scored when he tried — and succeeded — wiggling his toes.

Jablonski was a 16-year-old high school sophomore at Benilde St. Margaret’s in St. Louis Park, Minnesota, when he suffered a life-changing spinal cord injury after he was checked head-first into boards and broke his neck during a junior varsity hockey game in December 2011. 

Doctors told Jablonski he was paralyzed from the chest down and would never walk again. Despite physical therapy, Jablonski did not regain any movement in his lower body — until recently.

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Jack Jablonski , a former hockey player who was paralyzed after a hit during a high school championship hockey game in 2011, now works for the Los Angeles Kings and attends USC. During the school year , he drops down to twice a week. In addition to wiggling his toes , Jablonski has been

Jablonski, a senior at University of Southern California, said he was sitting on the deck with his feet up to prevent swelling on July 4 when he attempted to make his toes move.

"I started with the left foot and had no luck. Then tried the right. As I was trying to curl my toes down the outside three toes would twitch and flicker as I would attempt to do it," Jablonski told Fox News.

Jablonski was so shocked by his dancing toes that he decided to film the "surreal" moment. He posted the 20-second clip on Twitter Monday.

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