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Monthly Archives: May 2005

About Skin Care

The Technical Part of Skin The skin on our bodies is made up of two layers. The top layer is called the epidermis and...

Self-Employment for Persons with a Disability

In most of the world, the ultimate determination of self-control is employment. This is the basis for almost all micro-lending activity worldwide. Self-employment carries...

SCI Rehabilitation

It is very important to be confident about the quality of care you or a loved one will receive when entering a Rehabilitation program....

Spinal Cord Injury Awareness – Understanding the Importance of Language and Images

Every day more than 30 people become paralyzed from spinal cord injury (SCI) or disease. SCI generally results in one of two types of...

Common Questions about Spinal Cord Injury

1. What is Spinal Cord Injury? Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) is damage to the spinal cord that results in a loss of function such as...

How to Start Support or Discussion Group

We frequently receive calls for information on local support groups. Although there are thousands of people with all over the US, there are...

Tendon Transfer Surgery to Restore Hand Function in Persons with Quadriplegia

Hand surgery can play a very important role in the Rehabilitation of selected individuals with paralysis following spinal cord injury. When the spinal cord...

The Scientific Method: The Importance of Basic Science in Spinal Cord Injury Research

The ultimate dream for many people with a spinal cord injury (SCI) - or for those who care about someone with SCI - is...

What is a Physiatrist?

Many people are unaware that there is a special branch of medicine specifically dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of physical Disability. Physiatrists are...

Travel After Spinal Cord Injury

Arranging travel is a fairly straight-forward process for non-disabled individuals. Most people contact a travel agency, choose a destination and hope that their baggage...