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The 2014 Consumer Guide

The 2014 Consumer Guide

Adaptive products and adaptive lifestyles go hand in hand. Our annual Consumer Guide shows you the tech — and the techniques — for living fully on wheels.

Greg Abbott: The Cowboy Candidate

Greg Abbott: The Cowboy Candidate

Attorney General Greg Abbott is running for governor of Texas. He has a record of crushing his Democratic opponents. But Texas’ disability community is fearful that he will ignore their needs. Will he stand his ground?

Wheelchair Friendly Cities? ... 7 Places Worth the Effort

Wheelchair Friendly Cities? … 7 Places Worth the Effort

All of these cities have merits that make them attractive for wheelchair users. They also have tricky weather or old architecture. It’s often the intangibles — such as a spirit of acceptance — that make them worth the challenges.

E-Stim for Wellness

E-Stim for Wellness

E-stim, whether employed in FES cycling or an exciting new application of rowing exercise, offers health benefits that can improve our lives in very real ways.

Criptopia

Criptopia

What would it be like to wake up one morning and have everything in your life be perfectly accessible, affordable and accommodating?

Equal Health Care: If Not Now, When?

Equal Health Care: If Not Now, When?

The ADA, while largely ignored in the medical world, is still on our side, and lawsuits and negotiations are starting to make a mark. Are we ready to capitalize on this moment and seize what is rightfully ours?

Wheelchair Accessible Travel: Destination USA

Wheelchair Accessible Travel: Destination USA

As wheelchair-using travelers, we must find creative solutions to be able to go where we want — at an affordable cost. NM talks with four couples whose wanderlust took them to farflung national destinations.

Wheeling Beyond Limits: Add-ons For Your Chair

Wheeling Beyond Limits: Add-ons For Your Chair

A growing number of products are designed to make propelling yourself easier and extend your life in a manual wheelchair, while helping you keep fit and avoid muscle overuse and debilitating pain.

Larry Flynt: The Man in the Golden Chair

Larry Flynt: The Man in the Golden Chair

Larry Flynt is the only wheelchair-using, multi-millionaire pornographer and free speech advocate in America, or at least the most notorious.

Cure Research: Looking to the Future

Cure Research: Looking to the Future

“This is a big day. Twenty-six years ago my father made me a promise that there would be a cure for paralysis. Today we are taking a huge step to make it happen.” — Marc Buoniconti