July 2014

Poor Seating May Cause Quad Gut

By |July 22nd, 2014|

When most of us become quadriplegics, we eventually see one thing happen — our paralyzed muscles begin to deteriorate, and that includes the muscles in [...]

Say ‘Sesame’ and Steps Disappear!

By |July 16th, 2014|

With the steps retracted, this wheelchair user rides the lift to the front door. Imagine pushing up to a building where you're face [...]

June 2014

FantomWorks’ Wheelchair Accessible Muscle Car

By |June 13th, 2014|

FantomWorks, a TV show on Velocity dedicated to restoring and modifying custom classic cars, has outdone themselves. No muscle car had ever been made powerchair [...]

April 2014

Para/Medic: Peristeen: New Option for Bowel Management

By |April 1st, 2014|

Use of Peristeen can reduce bowel accidents, prevent constipation and reduce UTIs.

March 2014

Toddler Wheelchairs Let Kids be Kids

By |March 25th, 2014|

Children with disabilities are denied so many opportunities and learning experiences when they can’t move around independently, which is why I'm so excited to see [...]

February 2014

Para/Medic: Unna Boot Compression Therapy For Wounds

By |February 1st, 2014|

Q. A friend of a friend who is a T6 para gets swelling in her lower legs. Somehow she developed a sore on the outside [...]

January 2014

SCI Tips: How to Survive Frigid Temperatures

By |January 13th, 2014|

While the environmentalists and climate change deniers battle it out over why last week’s polar vortex happened, we folks with SCI or similar disabilities need [...]

December 2013

Dear Santa: here’s my wish list

By |December 17th, 2013|

Clap your hands to turn on the lights or for other things on the wish list. This time of year we're bombarded with [...]

Bob Vogel’s 12 Holiday Gifts for Wheelchair Users

By |December 16th, 2013|

'Tis the season for holiday gift lists. For about eight years after my injury in 1985, I was bothered by annual variations of “gift ideas [...]

June 2013

New National Network for Peer Support Launched

By |June 1st, 2013|

The Buoniconti Fund and United Spinal Association have created the Spinal Network, a national network of peer support groups with the goal of connecting people [...]

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