July 2016

My SCI Taught Me to say “Yes” to New Experiences

By | July 1st, 2016|

Since his T11 injury, Steve Dalton has learned to say "yes" to new experiences. Now, he says his life is better than it was before his accident.

Recreational Marijuana May Be Undermining Medical Supplies in Oregon

By | July 1st, 2016|

As recreational marijuana becomes legal and widespread in Oregon, medical marijuana card holders find their supplies are dwindling as a result.

Eat Your Mosquito Repellent

By | July 1st, 2016|

Summer is great, just not the mosquitoes that come with it. And if you have limited movement and dexterity, swatting those blood suckers away can be a long lasting pain … or itch.

Perfume in my Workplace

By | July 1st, 2016|

Q. I work for a company that made an accommodation for me and my wheelchair, which allows me to work on the first floor of our two-story building. Others in my department work upstairs, but our office building lacks an elevator. I now have a larger problem.

June 2016

Apple Watch Will Soon Count Every Roll of a Wheel as Well as Step of a Foot

By | June 15th, 2016|

It can already count every step of a foot, and soon the Apple Watch will be able to track every roll of a wheel. At [...]

Pathway SCI Stem Cell Trials Shut Down Abruptly

By | June 3rd, 2016|

Stem Cells, Inc. is shutting down its promising Pathway SCI stem cell trials as reported improvements from participants are "not big enough" for investors. [...]

Stem Cell Trials Show Improved Hand Function, Sensation and Bladder Awareness

By | June 1st, 2016|

U.S. human stem cell trials show breakthroughs as participants report improved function.

How Do You Cope When a Relationship Ends?

By | June 1st, 2016|

When her boyfriend unexpectedly ended their relationship, it broke her heart and left her scrambling for help with her daily care.

Charcot’s Spine, a Potential Long Term Complication of Spinal Fusion

By | June 1st, 2016|

Q. About a year ago I noticed I was leaning to the left side of my chair and couldn’t seem to sit straight. I also started ...

SCI Cure: Dreams and Reality

By | June 1st, 2016|

For our own peace of mind we should stop talking and thinking about the ‘C’ word, and replace it with ‘AI’ – Any Improvement.

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