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Monthly Archives: September 2003

Monster Garage: Mercedes/Handicap Car

Episode 28: Mercedes/Handicap Car This time, Jesse wanted to make the ultimate handicap-accessible vehicle. And what Jesse wants, Jesse gets. Get details on the Mercedes/Handicap Car below. Then, for more behind-the-scenes scoop, see our interview with...

Cranberry Therapy of Urinary Tract Infections

Despite a dramatic decline in mortality due to urinary tract infections (UTI) in the last 20 years, UTI’s remain very common in people with spinal cord injury (SCI) and particularly those with indwelling catheters...

Caring from a Caregiver

Caregiving will teach you many lessons. One of the most important lessons you learn, is to live your own life more fully. Caregivers face special problems and issues. Caring for another individual is...

A Cost Analysis of Spinal Cord Injury Research

Many people are raising funds for spinal cord injury (SCI) research but do not have a clear idea of what the funds are paying for. In the article, I will explain research grants and...

Hyperbaric Oxygenation Therapy

Recent press reports have claimed that hyperbaric oxygenation (HBO) therapy may be beneficial for acute and even chronic spinal cord injury. HBO therapy involves placing a person inside a chamber that has been pressurized...

10 TIPS FOR FAMILY CAREGIVING

1. Choose to take charge of your life. Don't let your loved one's illness or Disability always take center stage. We fall into caregiving often because of an unexpected event, but somewhere along the line...

Preventing Spinal Cord Injury

As part of its ongoing prevention efforts, the FSCIPCC has proposed a "Wipe-out Spinal Cord Injury" program with a goal of reducing spinal cord injuries by 10% annually. The program includes these elements: - educational...

What You Should Know About Trampolines

Using a trampoline is promoted as fun. But the growing popularity of trampolines among 8-year-olds to adults is resulting in a dramatic increase in serious injuries - including broken necks, spinal cord injuries, and...

Financing The Future

Managing Disability Related Expenses Along with the emotional and physical challenges that lie ahead, your finances will be an ongoing concern. The cost of health care and other disability-related expenses is extremely high, and you...

Liability And Your Rights

What is Liability? Liability means responsibility under the law. If a person or company is responsible, or partially responsible, for someone else's injury, they can be held liable by a court of law. Under the American...