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Bowel and Bladder management

Posted by Ray on June 19, 2018 at 9:41pm 0 Comments

Hi everyone! We are a group of CSU Dominguez Hills students looking for participants for our quick multiple choice survey. 
The purpose of this study is to explore how bowel and bladder management of individuals with SCI affect everyday activities. 
If interested please use this link: …
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Participants Needed:

Posted by Ray on May 31, 2018 at 9:01pm 0 Comments



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The purpose of the research is to…

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Research - The Impact of Bowel and Bladder Management on Occupation Following Spinal Cord Injury

Posted by Team BBM on May 25, 2018 at 5:37pm 0 Comments

Hello everyone!

My colleagues and I are part of the Masters of Science in Occupational Therapy program at California State University, Dominguez Hills. We are exploring how frequently bowel and bladder management issues affect the day to day activities for people living with a spinal cord injury (SCI). 

We are doing a multiple choice survey that is 40 questions long and will take approximately 10-20…

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Dashboard

Posted by Kristin McNealus on July 6, 2017 at 9:07pm 0 Comments

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!

Check it out!
https://youtu.be/I3QFtZE84Bw

2017 Los Angeles Abilities Expo Recap

Posted by Richard Bell on May 13, 2017 at 8:46am 0 Comments

 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…

Posted by Paula Reyes on March 26, 2017 at 6:07pm 0 Comments

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.......

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SORE ON MY HEEL

Started by Jeff Beverly in Care. Last reply by Rand Conway Jul 29. 13 Replies

Folks, has anyone hurt their heel?  Mine is black/blue, any clue?  Has anyone had this problem?  Thanks, Jeff

Cutting my pain meds off that helped me function?!

Started by BEN DARBY in Care. Last reply by Brendan Jul 16. 1 Reply

How is it not medical malpractice cutting me off meds that help me function.I'm ready to Blow my brains out like 20,000 other vets already didI get it now.And if one more person says meditate or get a massage I'm going off! That voodoo crap might…Continue

abdominal binder

Started by James Allport in Equipment. Last reply by Ray Apr 24. 1 Reply

Hi,I have a C3/4 SCI which has left me paralysed from the shoulders down.Every day I need to wear an abdominal binder to help with my breathing. The binder I am using at the moment is stretchy and has velcro to fasten at the front, the binder has…Continue

Exercise and General Purpose Gripping Aids

Started by Gareth H in Excercise. Last reply by Gareth H Oct 12, 2017. 2 Replies

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

Exercise regimen

Started by Matt Wells in Care. Last reply by Ray Apr 10, 2017. 1 Reply

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

New RibGrips Handrims - Pushrims

Started by Brandon Handel in Equipment. Last reply by peter devlin Mar 2, 2017. 1 Reply

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

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Paralyzed Veterans of America highlights the UnstoppABLE spirit of veterans in new public service announcement

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