January 2016

Wheelin’ Grannies Bring Home the Bronze

By |January 1st, 2016|

Two grandmothers with 14 grandchildren between them and one goal: A Ping-Pong title.

October 2015

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

By |October 1st, 2015|

Sheri Denkensohn-Trott and her husband Tony participate in the Making Strides Walk for breast cancer every year. October is Breast Cancer Awareness month [...]

August 2015

My Spring ‘Break’ or Try to Avoid Getting Hammered, OK?

By |August 27th, 2015|

Getting hammered on spring break isn't what it's cracked up to be, says Jim Barry. On March 20th last year, the first day of [...]

October 2014

16 Exercises for Quads

By |October 7th, 2014|

The following 16 exercises and more can be found at PhysioTherapy Exercises for people with injuries and disabilities. Even though most of the illustrations depict [...]

August 2014

Aging With SCI: Good News, Bad News

By |August 1st, 2014|

Living longer means we face the typical trials of aging on top of chronic disability issues.

January 2014

Too Hot or Too Cold … Why Won’t SCI Let Me Sleep!?

By |January 23rd, 2014|

I don't think I've had a solid eight hours sleep in nine years. Sleep, that elusive minx, has evaded my life since my spinal cord [...]

October 2013

Wheelerchair Users: It’s All About Joint Preservation

By |October 6th, 2013|

The notion of joint preservation is hugely important as a wheelchair user. We overuse our joints every day.

May 2013

Seven Rules to Guide Your Retirement

By |May 1st, 2013|

When is it time to retire? Your body will tell you long before your boss. Financial statements, pension plans and buyout deals are all important [...]

November 2012

Spinal Cord Injury and Aging

By |November 1st, 2012|

The oft-cited sentiment regarding aging states that getting old is not for sissies. Let’s add another: Inside every old person is a young one trying [...]

May 2011

Alternative Treatments for Secondary Conditions of Wheelchair Use

By |May 1st, 2011|

Gin-soaked raisins, watermelon seeds and cayenne pepper may adress some secondary conditions for wheelchair users. But alternative medicines ...

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