October 2016

Redliner Activity Monitor May Save Shoulders

By | October 11th, 2016|

The Redliner activity monitor may prevent shoulder injuries by alerting manual wheelchair users when they are pushing too hard.

September 2016

Travel Opportunities for People with Disabilities Have Increased, but Is it Too Late For Me?

By | September 21st, 2016|

There are more accessible cruises and resorts. But I wonder if it is too late for me.

Companion Platform Lets Walkers Hitch a Ride on Power Chairs

By | September 14th, 2016|

Judi Chapman invented the Care E On companion platform because she couldn’t keep up with her husband’s wheelchair. Ankle problems had slowed Judi down ...

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.

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