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"Welcome to Pushrim!!! Now that you are part of our community, we want to encourage you to tell others. Your friends, family, care givers and health care professionals are invited to join and be part of your network. We are thrilled to have you and…"
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Jeff Charlebois at Ha Ha Comedy Club

December 12, 2016 from 8:30pm to 10pm
Christmas Comedy Show.  If interested in going, let me know and I'll put you on free guest list.See More
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Podcast Episode 53 - Disaster Preparedness

Posted by Richard Bell on October 26, 2016 at 10:21am 0 Comments

In this episode, we spoke with Earl Massey about being prepared for natural disasters.

Research Opportunity

Posted by Carol Haywood on October 5, 2016 at 4:38pm 0 Comments

The University of Illinois at Chicago is conducting a study with people with disabilities to identify and address participation disparities among people with disabilities. They are collaborating with six Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Centers across the nation, and they are currently recruiting in Southern California.

They are looking individuals with disabilties who have previously lived in a nursing home/institution to participate in one 90-minute interview. If you…

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Dissertation Help

Posted by jessica patel on September 26, 2016 at 10:01pm 0 Comments

The basic objective of an abstract is Actually abstract is the soul of dissertation.  Basically, abstract is a short summery of the dissertation. to offer the overview of the dissertation. Along with this is also helps the reader to choose whether to read the whole detail or short summery.  

Dissertation Help

Bills SB 879 housing AB 1584 increase SSI/SSP

Posted by Ray on August 19, 2016 at 8:36pm 0 Comments

Please support these bills  SB 879 housing

AB 1584 increase SSI/SSP 
our people are being institutionalized because there isn't enough accessible affordable housing to live on our  much too low living allowance of SSI. 
 
After over 16 years of taking away colas and making SSI SSP "the go to place" during budget cuts, people with disabilities are trying to exist on $889 a month which is impossible in metropolitan areas and elsewhere. This discriminates…
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Toyota Siena for sale

Posted by Maribelle Eliora Koller on July 21, 2016 at 1:00pm 3 Comments

I am selling 2004 Toyota Siena.

2004 Toyota Sienna Van.  WHEELCHAIR RAMP FOR SALE. Clean Title 

New sale price on the van is $8,000.00. Mileage: 148,640.…

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Blax Hand Rims Review

Posted by Ray on July 8, 2016 at 6:18pm 0 Comments

Today we review the BLAX Hand Rims.

The hand rims designed for active wheelers with limited hand function. Our "ACTIVE GRIP" coating was developed for the rigors of wheelchair rugby and has now become an everyday essential for those requiring extra grip and durability.

Visit them @…

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Normacol Plus

Started by Michael Buis in Care Nov 11. 0 Replies

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

What cured my pain?

Started by Mike Tullos in Pain. Last reply by Mike Tullos Sep 29. 6 Replies

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

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Pushrims for Quads?

Started by DEAN RAGONE in Equipment. Last reply by Brandon Handel Jun 16. 30 Replies

I am a c5-6 incomplete quad, I currently have my rims dipped in a rubber substance that over the years has changed and as a result I am having a harder time getting a good grip. Any quads out there use plastic coating, or something else for grip?…Continue

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Wheel Locks

Started by Jack "Spike" Spiker in Classifieds May 31. 0 Replies

INVACARE / Hideaway Undermount Wheel Locks (HUMW)RT 9153647739 Part# 1093376 and LT 9153647740 / Part # 1093377 - (brackets not included) Paid $145 each .. Selling for $190.00 for the pair. Text if interested(818) two six eight — 7117Continue

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New RibGrips Handrims - Pushrims

Started by Brandon Handel in Equipment May 7. 0 Replies

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

Tags: Wheelchair, Pushrims, Handrims, #RibGrips

We are here to help!

Started by Push Nation Festival in Care May 2. 0 Replies

Hi everyone! I'd just like to take a few minutes of your time to show you what Push Nation Fest was this year and what it does for the paralysis community.  The video, that you can find with the link below, shows what we did for everyone who…Continue

The Spinal Cord Injury Zone

Technology helps quadriplegic Miss. man hunt deer, drive, paint

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MERIDIAN, Miss. — A little more than 30 years ago, as an 11th grader, Evan Edwards broke his neck during a tackle in a football game. A C4-5 quadriplegic, the eastern Mississippi man cannot move his lower body, wrists or hands. He eats by moving special utensils tucked into his wrist brace with his shoulder… Continue Reading »

World-first resort and health spa for people with spinal cord injuries Sargood On Collaroy set to open

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A WORLD-FIRST resort and health spa for people with spinal cord injuries is nearing completion on the northern beaches. The $22 million Sargood On Collaroy has uninterrupted views of the beach and includes 17 specially built, self-contained apartments. The resort will be partly owned by the State Government’s Icare, the Sargood Foundation and an unknown… Continue Reading »

Quadriplegic uses painting skills to inspire others

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Cape Town – After losing the use of his limbs 14 years ago, Brenton Swartz could have given up on life. He was shot, leaving him paralysed from the neck down. But the quadriplegic, who studied architecture at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology, refused to let life get him down. Swartz is now an… Continue Reading »

Experimental scaffold hasn’t reversed her paralysis, but she’s embraced life ‘with wheels as legs’

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Jesi Stracham used to captivate biotech investors and inadvertently move markets with social media posts documenting her dogged quest to get out of her wheelchair and back onto her feet. These days, the energetic 24-year-old North Carolina resident goes online to tell a different story. Many of her Facebook and Instagram posts show her competing in off-road… Continue Reading »

Quadriplegic woman embraces future as mother after IVF treatment

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BABY Reagan stretches his hands as he lies on a pillow on his mother’s lap. Nicole Crawford gently kisses his fingers, wondrous at the miracle that is his birth. She can only feel and touch him with her kisses. She wishes she could hold her newborn baby in her arms, but as a quadriplegic she… Continue Reading »
 
 
 

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