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Monthly Archives: June 2019

Dating After a Spinal Cord Injury

Don’t let your spinal cord injury tank your self-esteem. Forty-seven people get a spinal cord injury every day in the U.S. That’s more than 17,500 new spinal cord injuries each year. But for each of...

If you want to be inspired, check out the Warrior Games

Spc. Brent Garlic’s dream of joining the NBA came to an end after he was injured during a deployment when a fuel tank following his vehicle through a mountainous terrain lost control of its...

Adaptive Video Game Controllers Help Disabled Vets Recover

Some VA medical centers have realized that helping vets get back in the game can also help with their recovery. On a recent afternoon, 26 year-old Mike Monthervil sat in a small room filled with...

Medical Surgical Nursing – Spinal Injury

https://youtu.be/gV2GDoZ3qyE Cathy Parkes RN, covers Medical Surgical Nursing - Spinal Injury. The Medical Surgical Nursing video tutorial series is intended to help RN and PN nursing students study for nursing school exams, including the ATI,...

Just Because I’m in a Wheelchair Doesn’t Mean Life Stops

From giving motivational talks to making people laugh as a “sit-down comedian,” Jessie Chin shares why his paralysis can’t keep him from living his best life. In the summer of 2012, Jessie Chin had just...

Woman Goes Adaptive Heliskiing in Valdez, Alaska

https://youtu.be/Gbq9iCwm1Tc A disabled mum achieved her dream of heliskiing and the magical moment was captured in an amazing video. Mum and motivational speaker Sarah-Jane Stazsak, from Blackheath, Australia, lost the use of her legs after...

‘It’s to show them what we can do, not what we can’t do’

Strength, skill and no-holds-barred hits: wheelchair hurling stars all set for international duty The question was always coming, so obvious and predictable that they can see it sailing through the air long before it's fired...

Comcast Launches Eye-Control For The Television

Xfinity X1 customers with physical disabilities can now use their eyes to change the channel, set a recording or search for a show. Comcast today launched a feature that gives people with physical disabilities like...

Promising treatment for shoulder pain in wheelchair users with spinal cord injury

Researchers report initial results for a minimally invasive intervention for relief of chronic refractory shoulder pain in upper-limb dependent individuals with spinal cord injury East Hanover, NJ. A New Jersey team of researchers has reported...

Ali Stroker Triumphs As The First Wheelchair User To Win A Tony Award

Ali Stroker took the stage by storm at the 73rd annual Tony Awards not just once, but twice. First, she brought the house down as Ado Annie from the modern revival of Rogers and...