Meet Wheelchair Man, the brainchild of Afghanistan-born Boston resident Mohammad Sayed who is bringing his story of “wheel life” heroism to the pages of a brand new comic series.
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.
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 [...]