New Mobility Magazine


Pushing Beyond Fear

‘Doing Life’

Living a fearless life after a spinal cord injury doesn’t mean living with a lack of fear. In fact, it’s the opposite. It’s having fears and choosing to go forward despite them.

December 2018

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2018-2019 Consumer Guide

Adaptive products and adaptive lifestyles go hand in hand. Our annual Consumer Guide shows you the tech — and the techniques — for living fully on wheels.

November 2018

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Surviving Modern Rehab: A Tale of Two Injuries

Edie Perkins and Ashton Fritz both survived traumatic spinal cord injuries in the last 18 months, but their journeys to and through rehab couldn’t have been more different.

October 2018

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Women to Watch: 5 Under 40

They may not be household names yet, but they are making big impacts in their respective fields, and you’ll be glad we told you to keep an eye on their budding careers.

September 2018

Parenting from a Wheelchair

The Parenting Issue

Seth McBride, Stephanie Arrache and Teal Sherer break down the early years of raising children and share how they — and their kids — have adapted to parenting with a wheelchair.

August 2018

Celebrating Tim

For almost a generation, New Mobility has been guided by our beloved editor, Tim Gilmer. And now, as he retires, it is time to bid him farewell — although we trust he will not go far.

July 2018

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I Heart Lancaster

Lancaster County is known as the heart of Amish country, but, it has much more to offer.

  • Shayla Gaither

Shayla Gaither: A Media Natural

Aspiring commercial director, student, advocate, and a paraplegic since birth, she is determined to change the way people view disability.

Very Special Effects

Even when I do see crippled characters in movies and on TV shows, they still don’t look anything like me.

Other Recent Articles

Leavenworth, the Northwest’s Bavaria

My husband and I are traveling over Snoqualmie Pass on our way from Tacoma to Leavenworth. I know we’ve arrived at our destination when I see the ubiquitous Bavarian storefronts against the backdrop of snow-capped mountains.

Girdlestone Surgery for Hip Complications

Q. I’m 35, T8 paraplegic, and I’ve been having severe spasticity in my leg. It feels as if my sitting posture has become crooked. A set of X-rays show that my hip is chronically dislocated. My doctor recommended getting a Girdlestone procedure...

Excy Portable Exercise System

Retired Marine and handcyclist Leigh Sumner credits her Excy portable exercise cycle for swiftly getting her back on the road after she took a tumble.

Jerry Diaz Is Fine

It’s not always possible to make amends to those we hurt. But metal sculptor Jerry Diaz, 32, a T10-12 para, recently had the opportunity to tell the woman who ran him over that he’s OK, it wasn’t her fault, and it changed his life for the better.

A Berry, Berry Big Find

Being a quadriplegic, there are a few things in this world that I’m just not very good at. Berry picking falls into this category.

Gawker Classification System

Gawkers are the people whose minds are apparently blown by seeing a wheelchair user out in public enjoying their life, and can only respond by staring.