A spinal cord injury affects your temperature regulation, especially if you have a cervical injury, so ensuring you get enough liquids is extremely important.
“I couldn’t believe that guys with similar injuries as mine were bodybuilding. It was a life-changing moment.”
Rehab following spinal cord injury has changed. Exciting opportunities for some degree of recovery are becoming available in the fields of exercise therapy, robotics and electro-stimulation.
Five decades of elevator stories … have things changed?
“There are so many things I can’t do for myself, but because makeup is so personal, it makes me feel like I’m still me.”
“I’ve been able to make myself very vulnerable and really just be an open book,” says Kevin Brooks, a T1 para.
The wheelchair can be one of the most helpful things in the world, getting you from Point A to Point B if you can’t walk, but it can also act as a barrier between you and the rest of the world and the energy most people feel while walking. This energy is some invigorating, buzzing […]
I don’t think I’ve had a solid eight hours sleep in nine years. Sleep, that elusive minx, has evaded my life since my spinal cord was torn. I did snag one eight-hour night of sleep last July, but that was because I had just received the first round of bladder Botox injections of my life. […]