December 2013

Nutrition: Eat Well, Live Well with Spinal Cord Injury

By | December 2nd, 2013|

According to the authors, Eat Well, Live Well with Spinal Cord Injury is the first nutrition book to address the unique needs of people with SCI. Happily, Joanne Smith and Kylie James have accomplished what they set out to do ...

Three Fun Ways To Stay Fit

By | December 2nd, 2013|

What's the secret to staying fit in a wheelchair? Making it fun. Here are three activities — bowling, ping pong and Zumba — that are more fun than work.

Three Easy Ways to Get the Most out of Wheelchair Manufacturer Websites

By | December 2nd, 2013|

Mark Smith browses his favorite manufacturer sites. From interactive features to Facebook pages to YouTube channels, this past year has delivered wheelchair manufacturer [...]

‘Beyond the Chair’ Skin Protection

By | December 2nd, 2013|

During our daily lives we wheelchair users sit on a variety of surfaces that we may not think of in terms of cushioning, but should. Here are some “skin danger culprits” and options to cushion them and protect your skin.

We’re Wheelie Cooking Now

By | December 2nd, 2013|

For info and tips about cooking with a disability, check out this blog, a place to share tips and ideas of how to cook with limited dexterity, reach and energy.

Neurotech for Pain and Bladder Control

By | December 2nd, 2013|

Neurotechnology, the application of medical electronics to the human nervous system, is a field that addresses many needs of people with disabilities.

The Chanda Plan for Health

By | December 2nd, 2013|

Chanda Hinton Leichtle In 2005, Chanda Hinton Leichtle started The Chanda Plan Foundation, hoping to offer acupuncture, massage, chiropractic care and adaptive yoga [...]

Hydrophilic Catheters May Reduce UTI Risk But Need a Separate Code

By | December 2nd, 2013|

In the past, urinary tract infections were the primary cause of death for people with spinal cord injury. Today, those with SCI continue to have [...]

Handcycle Trainers for Fitness

By | December 2nd, 2013|

When Bob Vogel feels his energy dragging in the afternoon, he jumps on his trainer. In NEW MOBILITY’S September cover story, “E-Stim for [...]

Basics of Buying an Adaptive Van

By | December 2nd, 2013|

Buying an adaptive van, especially a new one, may seem to be off the charts for many of us. To get a better idea of [...]

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