Q. I’m 44 and a T8 paraplegic. I recently found out I have Charcot’s spine and was referred to a surgeon who wants to extend my rods down to L3. He says he has done lots of this type of surgery, but hasn’t done it on someone with a spinal cord injury...
For more than 50 years I wore a condom catheter and leg bag every hour, every day and night. Now I go without, with confidence.
Jerika Bolen, the teen at the center of a controversy over whether people with nonterminal disabilities should be allowed to end their lives, has died.
There are more accessible cruises and resorts. But I wonder if it is too late for me.
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 ...
It’s not all sawbones and sutures. It’s full of personality and positivity. So stick around and meet the cast.
10 tips on how to get healthy foods in your diet and save money.
Peer support groups can increase life expectancy, decrease depression and improve quality of life. They can also be hard to find.
The risk of bladder cancer for people with spinal cord injuries is 15 times higher than that of the general population, but there are ways to even the odds.
Q. I’m 49, in my 10th year as a T7 complete para. I take VESIcare to manage my bladder spasms. For me it has minimal side effects, mainly dry mouth and drowsiness, but it’s difficult to tell if the tired feeling is from the drug or life as a para ...