October 2014

Sled Hockey Team Gets Ice Time

By |October 31st, 2014|

A sled hockey player takes a break from action on the ice at the retrofitted rink in Depew, N.Y. Sometimes good comes out [...]

21 Years Post-Injury, Finally Checking Out Project Walk

By |October 15th, 2014|

As a quadriplegic who's very used to being paralyzed, I never really had a fervent desire to go to a place like Project Walk. However [...]

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 [...]

Exercises for Quads

By |October 1st, 2014|

It isn’t easy finding ways to exercise when you’re a quad. Here are some fitness tips for those with limited arm function.

July 2014

Poor Seating May Cause Quad Gut

By |July 22nd, 2014|

When most of us become quadriplegics, we eventually see one thing happen — our paralyzed muscles begin to deteriorate, and that includes the muscles in [...]

The Rifton TRAM

By |July 18th, 2014|

The Rifton TRAM fills the gap between gait trainer and exoskeleton. The days where standing frames were a paralyzed person’s only option for [...]

June 2014

Kefty — The Ultimate Wheelchair Workout Gadget

By |June 5th, 2014|

Trying to get a decent workout in a wheelchair has never been the easiest. Devices exist, but they're either too expensive or only usable by [...]

Alarming New CDC Study on Lack of Exercise

By |June 3rd, 2014|

CDC's principal deputy director Dr. Ileana Arias urges people with disabilities to increase their rate of activity. An alarming new study from the [...]

May 2014

Laughter Yoga for a Healthier You

By |May 14th, 2014|

Countless times I've been urged to take an adaptive yoga class to reduce stress and, hopefully, be healthier. But meditation and yoga poses never interested [...]

January 2014

Criptaedo: The Self-Defense Revolution

By |January 10th, 2014|

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=juStLKA9KcU&feature=share&list=PLqGRzPf-VaFpb1HoIwu0SicdAYhn19WNa&index=1 Have you heard of Criptaedo? It’s a style of karate created by Paul Brailer as a way to teach self-defense to others with disabilities. [...]

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