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Since fitness trackers don’t work for people with limited mobility, or for people who use power chairs, here is a way to keep motivated! Just enter the minutes of exercise, and earn points toward prizes! There are bonus points for working out more than 20 days in a month!
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Quick recap of some of the vendors and equipment that was available at the 2017 Abilities Expo. Pushrim would like to thank everyone that took the time to work with us and that visited our booth.
Hi every one hope all of you are having a awesome new year .i have been off line for a while I have had lots of things going on in my life not bad but great things I'm trying to get a group meetings going on in Bakersfield we really need one and I have 2 beautiful grandchildren boy and a girl and I feel awesome to be a grandma and to top it off I finally got my new home this year started out blessed god is good amen... well let me how your year is going.......Continue
In this episode we talked to Chelsie again about all of the interesting things she's involved with.
Hi, I just wanted to pop a post up for anyone who suffers from a disability that affects their hand/finger function. There's a company called Active Hands that manufactures and distributes a variety of gripping aids that are specifically designed…Continue
I wanted to see what everyone had to say about exercise regimens. I'm an incomplete C6 C7 and while I maintain some use of my arms and legs I deal with chronic pain. After my injury I gained about 30 pounds and since I've dropped about 20- 25.I'm…Continue
Hello Fellow Pushers...So I'm needing some help.. I invented a handrim - pushrim and trying to spread the word without getting kicked out of the forums. I'm a C5-C6 quad and after trying every handrim on the market the last 19 years, I decided to…Continue
Im sure Im not alone when it comes to my Challenges in life ,but I haven't talked to or heard of many or any with my so called issues. First of all I was a carpenter for 30 plus years before being hit while ridding my motorcycle. I thought for sure…Continue
Just a warning for those who are using this for BP don't ever forget to drink enough water like I did 2 weeks ago. Messed me up with impaction in ascending colon and may have done some other damage as I have been unable to get back to my regular…Continue
Hi. My name is Mike. I was injured from a fall in 2009 and became an L1 complete. Many of you know the type of pain that comes with this type of injury.(Nerve pain, burning, shoulders.......) For years I have tried several different types of…Continue
Deep beneath the surface of a crystal blue pool or a dark green ocean, differences tend to fade. As a former physical therapist at Craig Hospital of Englewood and longtime scuba diver, Scott Taylor knows this better than most. “Water is the great equalizer,” he frequently says. He and his wife, Lynn, own and operate… Continue Reading »
The glove helps people with a spinal cord injury perform everyday tasks like holding a cup or brushing their teeth. A spinal cord injury can have a lasting effect on the quality of the life you’re able to lead. Depending on the severity of damage, symptoms can include pain, numbness or even paralysis, rendering everyday… Continue Reading »
Rachelle Friedman Chapman – known by many as “the paralyzed bride” – is calling attention to the way people park in and around handicap-accessible spaces. Chapman, who lives in Knightdale, shared a recent experience in a Facebook post Wednesday showing an SUV in a handicap space parked across the line, into the section designated for… Continue Reading »
NEW BRUNSWICK – Promoting positivity, Eric LeGrand and Mike Nichols took several pediatric patients by surprise with a visit at PSE&G Children’s Specialized Hospital Monday. With smiles, laughter, encouraging words and shared experiences, Nichols and LeGrand — who dressed as Santa Claus — demonstrated their unique understanding of the challenges faced by these patients. Nichols,… Continue Reading »
Instead of swiping with a finger, the technology lets users control the device with small head movements or voice commands. The technology can help people who are paralyzed or have limited mobility due to neurodegenerative diseases such as MS, ALS or spinal cord injuries. BALTIMORE (AP) — A day after Oded Ben Dov appeared on… Continue Reading »