Monday, October 18, 2021

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Information on Spinal Cord Injury Research, Treatments, Medicines and Quality of Life

The Best Wheelchair Vans for People Living with Spinal Cord Injuries

Purchasing a vehicle, whether brand new or gently used, is something that most people will do within their lifetime. Usually this involves some research,...

What happens in the spinal cord after injury?

https://youtu.be/87YphhN_HD8 In this video, Dr Mike explains what happens to the spinal cord after injury. He divides injury into primary and secondary phases, highlighting the cellular...

Classifying Spinal Cord Injuries using ASIA Scoring

https://youtu.be/LErgPVcgHW0 In this video, I explain the basis of spinal cord assessment using the ASIA scoring system and work through and example of how to...

A Primary Care Provider’s Guide to Autonomic Dysfunction Following Spinal Cord Injury

Spinal cord injury (SCI) disrupts the crucial “crosstalk” between the spinal autonomic nervous system and supraspinal control centers. Therefore, SCI may result not only...

Pregnancy In Women With Spinal Cord Injuries: What To Know

It is important to find a physician who understands your unique situation. Many women with SCI report this being the hardest part. Planning to have...

Fertility following spinal cord injury

Information for health professionals Spinal cord injury (SCI) is a devastating neurological condition that can impact on every aspect of the injured person’s life, including...

The Paralyzed World War II Veterans Who Invented Wheelchair Basketball

In the late 1940s, paraplegics popularized the sport—and changed the game for the disability rights movement On an unremarkable Wednesday evening in the spring of...

How to Find Accessible Adventures

Top 7 Accessible Adventure Travel Organizations Despite COVID-19 getting in the way of everyone’s travel plans for the year, there is still plenty of time...

Home Exercises for Spinal Cord Injury

https://youtu.be/IlkfjEK96ZQ Exercise is essential after a spinal cord injury. Lack of physical activity leads to poor fitness, weight gain, diabetes and increased risk of heart...

Outfitting Your House for a Child With a Disability

Are you outfitting a home for a child with a disability? The U.S. Census Bureau reports that around 12 percent of the population is...