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Monthly Archives: September 2003

Forums & Newsgroups

BrainTalk Communities Online patient support groups for people living with neurological conditions provided as a free public service by the Department of Neurology at Massachusetts General Hospital and are open to everyone. These message boards...

International Orgs

Australasian Spinal Research Trust (Australia) The Trust is dedicated to finding a cure for paralysis via promotion and funding of research and dissemination of information about developments in research. Canadian & American Spinal Research Organization (Canada) An...

Medical Supplies

1-800-Wheelchair Large selection of home medical equipment that welcome Medicare, Medicaid and most major insurance. Provides products that allow a more independent life style, including; wheelchairs, bedroom & bathroom assistance products, walkers and accessories. DS Medical A...

Online Magazines

EnabledOnline An online magazine and community that offers to people with disabilities, their families and caregivers a place to connect and share experiences. Mainstream Small online commentary produced by, for and about people with disabilities. Covers news...

Other Resource Sites

ADA - Americans with Disabilities Act U.S. Department of Justice ADA home page. ADA Technical Assistance Program Consisted of a diverse array of projects to further the understanding and implementation of the Act. The program has created...

Misc Spinal Cord Injury Health Issues

Bladder Dysfunction The bladder muscle, "detruser" and external sphincter are similarly affected. Early drainage occurs with indwelling ("foley") Catheter. When urine volumes are equal to or less than 400 cc per 4 hr., the patient...

Spinal Cord Injury Range Of Motion Exercises

If the joints, muscles, ligaments, and tendons are not exercised they will contract/stiffen which will affect your body in many ways. To keep these parts loose Range of Motion exercises are used. These exercises...

Spinal Cord Injury Skin Management

What is the skin? Your skin is much more than an outer surface for the world to see. It protects you from bacteria, dirt and other foreign objects and the ultraviolet rays of the sun,...

Urinary Tract Infections (UTI) With Spinal Cord Injuries

What is a urinary tract infection? When bacteria get into your bladder or kidneys and cause you to have symptoms, you have a Urinary Tract Infection (UTI). It is important to know the difference between...

Spinal Cord Injury Facts & Statistics

Think you know the facts about spinal cord injuries?  Here is some information that may surprise you. Who Do Spinal Cord Injuries Affect in the United States? 250,000 Americans are spinal cord injured. 52% of spinal...