Nicole at Disney WorldNicole Ficarra, communications Coordinator here at Avery Biomedical, was recently featured in the blog. There, Nicole shares her story, critical information about the Avery Diaphragm Pacemaker, and how it changes lives.

Once implanted with a diaphragm pacemaker, I gained renewed confidence. I earned my Bachelor’s Degree in Advertising, internships with a local legislator and area hospital, and a job as social media coordinator for Avery (whose device I have)…I enjoy the same activities as my peers. I recently had an incredible experience at Disney’s D23 Expo and regularly attend concerts featuring artists like Pink, Justin Timberlake, and the Jonas Brothers.

You can read the full article on the SPINALpedia blog here: Diaphragm Pacemakers – Breathing New Life into Quadriplegics