June 2015

The Crisis in Home Care: Will Personal Assistance Disappear?

By |June 1st, 2015|

The Department of Labor wants all personal care workers to receive at least minimum wage and overtime. It seems only fair, but could it bring on more problems than solutions?

Martial Arts for Wheelers

By |June 1st, 2015|

With benefits like improved self-esteem and confidence, studying martial arts is appealing to more and more wheelchair users.

Overcoming Recurring Depression

By |June 1st, 2015|

Major depression can take you down and keep you down. But there are ways you can beat it.

Bully Pulpit: Specialized Rehab and TBI

By |June 1st, 2015|

Those of us with SCI know just how critical specialized rehab can be. Our fellow TBI survivors deserve the best treatment possible — sooner rather than later.

Eat Well, Live Well: Healthy Coconut Cooler

By |June 1st, 2015|

A spinal cord injury affects your temperature regulation, especially if you have a cervical injury, so ensuring you get enough liquids is extremely important.

May 2015

The Steve Gleason Act Passes Senate

By |May 4th, 2015|

Former New Orleans Saints football player Steve Gleason communicates via a speech generating device. The Steve Gleason Act of 2015 unanimously passed the [...]

Bathroom Equipment: Not Medically Necessary??

By |May 1st, 2015|

Medicare will not pay for bathroom equipment because they say it is not medically necessary. What options do we have?

Git-R-Done: If It Ain’t Right, Adapt It

By |May 1st, 2015|

If it ain’t right, you gotta fix it. Stories of adaptation.

Para/Medic: Options to Manage Bladder Spasms

By |May 1st, 2015|

We now have a variety of options to choose from, including oral medications, gels, transdermal patches and Botox. It is extremely important to find ...

April 2015

Freedom Flow: A Wireless Wonder to Empty Leg Bags?

By |April 25th, 2015|

Emptying your leg bag as a quad can be one of the most vexing personal care tasks out there. If you have a leg bag, [...]

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