October 2014

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 [...]

Meet the Amazing Amy Van Dyken-Rouen

By |October 6th, 2014|

Have you heard about Amy Van Dyken-Rouen? I just found out what an amazing athlete she is: six Gold medals in Olympic swimming competitions, four [...]

NM Turns 25: Our Journey, 2010-2014

By |October 1st, 2014|

Our final installment of New Mobility’s 25th anniversary “Legacy” section brings us to the present.

September 2014

Everyday Advocacy: More Rehab Needed

By |September 1st, 2014|

During the past few years, the length of hospitalization after disabling injuries or other serious problems like a stroke has been getting steadily shorter.

July 2014

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 [...]

May 2014

Letters: May 2014

By |May 1st, 2014|

Functional return, "wheelchair bound," models on wheels.

March 2014

‘Save the Wheelchair’ Campaign Launched

By |March 17th, 2014|

NEW YORK, N.Y.: United Spinal Association member Kesha Pilot, a 27 year-old wheelchair user and disability advocate from Hot Springs, Ark., has launched the Save [...]

May 2013

Five things they don’t tell you in rehab

By |May 25th, 2013|

Writing, cooking, buttoning buttons and the always fun balloon toss - we learn and do a lot in rehab after a debilitating injury. They try [...]

January 2013

Navigating Voc Rehab

By |January 1st, 2013|

Many people with disabilities throughout the United States have taken advantage of their state’s vocational rehabilitation services, with varying degrees of success. Vocational rehabilitation services [...]

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