Friday, April 23, 2021

Tag: Quality Of Life

Blink of an Eye Podcast

Blink of an Eye explores life stories of trauma, loss, awakenings and epiphanies, beginning with my own story when I got the call that one of my 5 children, Archer, was in a catastrophic...

Medical student’s journey inspires UB community

Farzana Ali learned many important skills throughout her four years as a medical student in the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences. But to the many people who came in contact with her...

Paralyzed as a teen, she faces life with grace and purpose

Loa Griesbach’s days revolve around family, work, adventure, fashion, blogging — and her ventilator. Loa Griesbach has an insane collection of designer boots and spike heels. All are in mint condition. No scuffs, no worn tread. As...

Access Unlimited changes lives with outdoor adventures for people with disabilities

Jesse Alberi was out elk hunting 12 years ago when his truck rolled on a hilly dirt road. The accident crushed the cab and left him paralyzed from the waist down. Later as he lay...

Man shares experience as quadriplegic

If it were possible to travel back in time, many people might choose to edit their past decisions or actions. Austin Reynolds is often asked if he would go back three years and do things...

Telenutrition helps patients with spinal cord injuries

Around 300,000 people are living with a spinal cord injury. The condition can lead to a variety of health concerns including weight gain, chronic disease and depression. However, a new hospital study is helping patients...

Wheel the World launches accessible travel marketplace

Wheel the World has unveiled a new online travel marketplace to provide accessible travel to those living with disabilities. Backed by Booking.com, the accessible travel start-up has created a one-stop-shop for travellers with disabilities offering...

Paralyzed Patients Regain the Use of Their Hands Thanks to Breakthrough Nerve Surgery in...

Recent surgical trials have bestowed new life on quadriplegics who can now return to activities they never thought they’d be able to do again, thanks to an innovative surgery that relocates nerves. A dirt bike...

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...

Quadriplegic Man Uses His Face to Move Wheelchair

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zARSY2UuEB4 Jim Ryan was a pilot for 38 years but that all changed three years ago while on vacation in Hawaii with his wife, Isabelle. "We were just in the water cooling off, so the wave...