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Eat Well, Live Well: Healthy Coconut Cooler

Eat Well, Live Well: Healthy Coconut Cooler

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

Simon Calcavecchia

SCI Life: May 2015

“I couldn’t believe that guys with similar injuries as mine were bodybuilding. It was a life-changing moment.”

Second Chance Rehab

Second Chance Rehab

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.

Tim Gilmer

Bully Pulpit: Elevator Tales

Five decades of elevator stories … have things changed?

Jordan Bone

SCI Life: April 2015

“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.”

SCI Life: March 2015

SCI Life: March 2015

“I’ve been able to make myself very vulnerable and really just be an open book,” says Kevin Brooks, a T1 para.

Adaptive Yoga: No More Wheelchair Floating

Adaptive Yoga: No More Wheelchair Floating

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 […]

Too Hot or Too Cold ... Why Won't SCI Let Me Sleep!?

Too Hot or Too Cold … Why Won’t SCI Let Me Sleep!?

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. […]