Friday, August 12, 2022

Tag: Mobility

Freewheeling bush adventures in a wheelchair

Wheelchair access gets a whole new meaning Her studies were almost over and alumna, Helen Smith, had plans. Then a single event meant she had...

Sam Schmidt’s paralysis gives him ability to inspire others

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The stranger had tears in his eyes as he pushed through a crowd to reach Sam Schmidt in his wheelchair. Schmidt...

Para Dance Sport seed planted in USA

Course sprouts excitement in dance community The media coverage, buzz and participant feedback around the Para dance sport course in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, has Cheryl...
The 10 Best Cities for Accessibility

The 10 Best Cities for Accessibility

Metro DC, Salt Lake City, and Tampa are leading the way in accessibility for housing, public transit, attractions and healthcare. With Global Accessibility Awareness Day...

Quadriplegic Athlete Has Unfinished Business at Boston

In June 2016, Matt Wetherbee was left paralyzed after going head first into a wall during a pick-up basketball game. Severely damaging his spinal...

Sit Ski Trainer helps people with spinal cord injuries

An inventor on the western slope is trying to help everyone ski, particularly people with spinal cord injuries. HAYDEN -- At his workshop near...

Adaptive Automotive Equipment Options for People with Spinal Cord Injuries

https://vimeo.com/252725145 This webinar will highlight a range of topics pertaining to adaptive automotive equipment for personal use and information for allied health care practitioners and...

What’s the Latest in Spinal Cord Injury Technology?

Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) patients come to Burke’s inpatient acute rehabilitation program directly from the hospital/trauma center where they were treated and stabilized to...

A better world for wheels on Google Maps

https://youtu.be/_LbO-lr-6lU More than 65 million people worldwide need wheelchairs. I became one of them after an accident eight years ago, and I discovered what it’s...
EKSO Bionics Exoskeleton

Robotics are helping paralyzed people walk again, but the price tag is huge

Ashley Barnes was 35 years old when doctors told her she would never walk again. A botched spinal procedure in 2014 paralyzed her from the...