Tuesday, May 18, 2021

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

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...

Find wheelchair accessible places with Google Maps

Imagine making plans to go somewhere new, taking the journey to get there and arriving— only to be stuck outside, prevented from sitting with...

When you can’t cough ― extra COVID-19 precautions for people with physical disabilities

Mayo Clinic - ROCHESTER, Minn. — People with conditions such as spinal cord injury, Lou Gehrig's disease and multiple sclerosis are at risk of...

Exercise after Spinal Cord Injury

https://youtu.be/AoQ1UGn22sk Exercise after Spinal Cord Injury: Why Do It? Exercising after a spinal cord injury (SCI) is just as important as it is for able-bodied people....

What is Autonomic Dysreflexia and how does it affect spinal cord injury?

https://youtu.be/kJ7QEVqYqLc This is an informative video about Autonomic Dysreflexia (AD) which is a condition that affects anyone who has a spinal cord injury T6 level...

Transcending Disability… Toward a Cure for Spinal Cord Injury

https://youtu.be/b47FE_8ycsQ Dr. Dena Shahriari works on improving function after traumatic nerve injuries especially spinal cord injuries. She aims to introduce approaches and tools that are...

Helpful tools for cooking when you have a spinal cord injury

https://youtu.be/4nKUTlxH6gc This video shows two people with cervical spinal cord injuries preparing a complex meal using adaptive tools along with regular kitchen items that make...