About Bob Vogel

A wheelchair user since 1985, Bob Vogel is an adventurer at heart and has written about experiences ranging from scuba diving to hang gliding. He works from his Loomis, Calif., home where he is on his greatest and most rewarding adventure yet, being a dad to his 12-year-old daughter, Sarah, with the help of Schatzie, his German Shepherd service dog.

April 2018

March 2018

Guidelines and Options for Indwelling Catheter Users

By |2018-04-02T10:41:27-04:00March 1st, 2018|

Q. At a recent SCI support meeting, I heard that long term use of an indwelling catheter causes permanent bladder shrinkage and that bladder spasms makes this worse. The discussion also brought up two equipment options. What can you tell me about these two products?

January 2018

December 2017

November 2017

September 2017

Spinal Cord Injury and Cardiovascular Disease

By |2017-10-02T09:31:07-04:00September 1st, 2017|

Q. Is there a higher incidence of cardiovascular disease in people with SCI? Are there specific risk factors and/or symptoms? Are there tests to check for this that I should ask my doctor for? What are the treatment options? Are there ways to lesson chances of developing this?

July 2017

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