Q. I’m 44 and a T8 paraplegic. I recently found out I have Charcot’s spine and was referred to a surgeon who wants to extend my rods down to L3. He says he has done lots of this type of surgery, but hasn’t done it on someone with a spinal cord injury...
Cuba is only 90 miles from the tip of Florida, but Josh Basile and his friends found visiting Havana is like wheeling into a 1950s time warp.
Q. I’m 49, in my 10th year as a T7 complete para. I take VESIcare to manage my bladder spasms. For me it has minimal side effects, mainly dry mouth and drowsiness, but it’s difficult to tell if the tired feeling is from the drug or life as a para ...
Hollywood’s latest tearjerker, Me Before You, promotes the dangerous message that it is preferable, and somehow nobler, to choose euthanasia than it is to live [...]
Q. About a year ago I noticed I was leaning to the left side of my chair and couldn’t seem to sit straight. I also started ...
We looked at some of the expenses involved in bringing complex rehab DME from original concept to the end user.
At NM, we get a lot of questions about why disability equipment costs so much. With the current climate of shrinking insurance coverage and narrowing options, we decided to follow the money as far as we could.
A high quality, properly fitting cushion is arguably the most crucial complex rehab DME product for people with SCI.