Rehab following spinal cord injury has changed. Exciting opportunities for some degree of recovery are becoming available in the fields of exercise therapy, robotics and electro-stimulation.
Improved versions of three different types of lower body exoskeletons are in use at various rehab facilities across the United States and throughout Europe.
Looking to the future and emerging e-stim technology.
SCI alters digestive function more than you may know.
“There are so many things I can’t do for myself, but because makeup is so personal, it makes me feel like I’m still me.”
I was out to brunch recently waiting with a crowd of other hungry customers for tables to open up. My friend and I, both wheelchair users, received the usual number of stares and glares when out in public, especially in pairs. But I also noticed people looking at us with strange, stiff smiles. Most were […]
Contractures are a threat to mobility. Here’s what you can do about them.
At the heart of the BioFlo system, for use with indwelling catheters, is an inline system called the AutoValve.
Bedrest sucks. There’s no way around it. But thankfully there are more and more options to increase your productivity and happiness should you get stuck in bed for a long time (or if you simply spend a lot of time in bed). The Super Gorone Desk caught my eye as one of the better options […]
If you’ve been following my blog series the Project Walk Diaries, you know I’ve been fortunate to be part of Project Walk‘s Ambassador Program at the new Minneapolis location; an opportunity this old rusty quad has been head over wheels about (sorry couldn’t help it, ha). I have been able to go once a week […]