Scuba Diving for Persons with Disabilities

Published: December 1, 2011  |  Source:

DMC Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan, partnered with The Cody Unser First Step Foundation and the National MS Society, Michigan Chapter to host a one-day introduction to Adaptive Scuba Clinic for persons with disabilities. A recent pilot study supported by Unser’s Foundation found that scuba offers some benefit for people with spinal cord injuries. The study found that scuba diving helped improve sensitivity to touch, muscle movement, and eased symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder in persons with spinal cord injuries.