Friday, September 20, 2019

Telenutrition helps patients with spinal cord injuries

Around 300,000 people are living with a spinal cord injury. The condition can lead to a variety of health concerns including weight gain, chronic...

Against the odds

Norton, paralyzed from football, tells crowd there is hope While Chris Norton was being flown in a helicopter after suffering a severe spinal cord injury...

3-week wait for wheelchair repair shows system is ‘broken,’ says Toronto man

Problem is province-wide, advocacy organization says A Toronto man says he's been left stranded as he waits for repairs to devices on which he depends...

World Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Day promotes living a full life

Today is World Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Day, providing an opportunity to shine a spotlight on the experiences of people living with a spinal...

Acupuncture Improves Spinal Cord Injury Bladder Function

Acupuncture improves bladder function for spinal cord injury patients. First Affiliated Huai’an People’s Hospital of Nanjing Medical University researchers find acupuncture combined with intermittent...

Dear Everybody, it’s time to address disability stigma in the media

More inclusive, realistic media landscape needed, writes Tai Young Growing up with a disability was never an issue for me. In fact, I grew up just...

New Mobility’s “The Big Ideas Issue”

Thirty years ago, New Mobility itself was a big idea. A lifestyle magazine for wheelchair users? That’s crazy talk. And yet this month we...

OmniBot – Rise Your Freedom

New-generation robotic mobility devices for people with disabilities Visit www.irise.bg for more information

Spinal Cord Injury News

Telenutrition helps patients with spinal cord injuries

Around 300,000 people are living with a spinal cord injury. The condition can lead to a variety of health concerns including weight gain, chronic disease and depression. However, a new hospital study is helping patients beat those odds, and it all begins with what's on their plate. Eric Raptosh is proud that he can make his...

Against the odds

Norton, paralyzed from football, tells crowd there is hope While Chris Norton was being flown in a helicopter after suffering a severe spinal cord injury in football, he believed he was going to die. “I was worried about my breathing,” Norton said Wednesday night to a crowd gathered in the Student Resource Center on the main...

3-week wait for wheelchair repair shows system is ‘broken,’ says Toronto man

Problem is province-wide, advocacy organization says A Toronto man says he's been left stranded as he waits for repairs to devices on which he depends daily, including his electric wheelchair. Joshua Dvorkin, 44, is quadriplegic and has been using a wheelchair ever since a seizure caused him to fall seven feet from a balcony 14 years...

World Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Day promotes living a full life

Today is World Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Day, providing an opportunity to shine a spotlight on the experiences of people living with a spinal cord injury (SCI). Today’s awareness day also coincides with Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Week running from 2-8 September. Communications Manager at Spinal Cord Injuries Australia (SCIA), Michelle Kearney, says the day provides...

Acupuncture Improves Spinal Cord Injury Bladder Function

Acupuncture improves bladder function for spinal cord injury patients. First Affiliated Huai’an People’s Hospital of Nanjing Medical University researchers find acupuncture combined with intermittent catheterization alleviates neurogenic bladder dysfunction caused by traumatic spinal cord injuries . The study found significant improvements in bladder capacity, residual volume, urinary flow rate, urinary volume, and detrusor pressure...

Spinal Cord Injury Information

A Look at National Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Month

Did you know that September is National Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) Awareness Month? Originally co-sponsored by Marco Rubio and Bill Nelson, the bill for...

Ten interesting things you may not know about wheelchair basketball

The worldwide popularity of adaptive sports is on the up and we are certainly seeing the positive consequences of major sporting events, such as...

Probiotics and Spinal Cord Injury

We often hear that probiotics are good bacteria—but why? What makes certain bacteria “good” or “bad”? And does taking a daily dose of probiotics...

Dating After a Spinal Cord Injury

Don’t let your spinal cord injury tank your self-esteem. Forty-seven people get a spinal cord injury every day in the U.S. That’s more than 17,500...

Spinal Cord Injury Videos

Telenutrition helps patients with spinal cord injuries

Around 300,000 people are living with a spinal cord injury. The condition can lead to a variety of health concerns including weight gain, chronic...

OmniBot – Rise Your Freedom

New-generation robotic mobility devices for people with disabilities Visit www.irise.bg for more information

Ink Master ‘Wheels of Art’ Challenge

https://youtu.be/yD7BKYdcB8Y This challenge is all about the canvases. The artists get the chance to design custom wheelchair spoke guards. New episodes premiere Tuesdays at 10/9c...

UofL researchers finding ways to improve lives of spinal cord injury patients

https://youtu.be/8aERFRr2HKw University of Louisville researchers are finding ways to help those who suffer catastrophic spinal cord injuries battle other health problems related to their injury. One...

Spinal Cord Injury Answers

How to cope with your spinal cord injury – 8 tips for newly injured wheelchair users

https://youtu.be/TiwyvFR9Vdg 8 do's and don't s on how to cope with your new spinal cord injury. Visit Wheels2Walking https://www.wheels2walking.com/

Should I say ‘disabled person’ or ‘person with a disability’?⁠

Recently, an Alberta woman with an obvious physical disability was asked to leave a grocery store and not come back because she could not...

Can nanotechnology rewire an injured spinal cord?

According to the World Health Organisation, up to a half-million people around the world suffer a spinal cord injury each year. Often caused by...

Could nose cells treat spinal cord injuries?

Scientists developing robust method to treat spinal cord injuries using nose cells Researchers have designed a new way to grow nose cells in the lab...
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