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Episode 47 - Daniel Alvarez

Posted by Richard Bell on September 30, 2015 at 11:55am 1 Comment

On Episode 47, We speak with Daniel Alvarez about his story. We will also talk about his artwork and wheelchair photography.

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A special thanks goes out to Maker City LA for providing the studio space.

Sacral Insufficiency Fracture

Posted by Timshe on September 23, 2015 at 6:00pm 0 Comments

I have been recently diagnosed with the sacral insufficiency fracture. I am a C4 – 6 quadriplegic and experiencing significant autonomic dysreflexia symptoms when transferring into bed in mornings after showers and evenings when I lay down to go to sleep. Symptoms subside when I lay on my side but when I'm on my back is when my blood pressure goes up and I start sweating on my left shoulder and the side of my head. I'm curious of…

Wheelchair Accessible Rides With UberWAV

Posted by Ray on September 17, 2015 at 9:44pm 0 Comments

The Uber app is built to expand access to transportation options for all, including people with disabilities, and we are constantly innovating our platform and operations to meet that demand.  Today, we are announcing a new platform innovation: the ability to request a wheelchair accessible vehicle in New York City’s outer boroughs.

Recently, we met…



Posted by Andrew Skinner on September 14, 2015 at 4:52pm 4 Comments

September is National Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Month. Triumph is going to start a viral hashtag (#) campaign to help celebrate, using #morethanmychair. We are hoping you and your members can participate.


Our idea is simple: we…


Awesome portable toilet seat cushions!!!

Posted by chris kohler on September 10, 2015 at 6:05pm 0 Comments

Cushions for any toilet seat ready to use for travel or at home these 1.25 inch thick hydropolymer foam cushions are made with a cutout in the front giving you more access to take care of business. Prevent pressure sores and give yourself peace of mind not worrying about skin breakdown. They come in all colors and are ready for shipping. Visit www.Kcushion.com to order yours today!!

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http://www.gofundme.com/6p3fygks                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                …



More Severe Treatment -

Started by Matt Wells in Pain on Wednesday. 0 Replies

Hi, this is my first post and I won't lie I'm kinda really nervous about even asking this question.  The short version - I was injured @ C6-C7 but got up and went home.  I went to the Dr and just had issues with a diagnosses and getting an MRI /…Continue

What is the ABLE Act?

Started by Push Nation Festival in Funding, Legislation and advocacy Sep 29. 0 Replies

Hey guys! We wanted to share this little blurb of info we collected on the ABLE act. For some of you, you may be trying to figure out insurance and benefits. This may help:When something catastrophic happens to you or a loved one, it can be easy to…Continue

Do anyone know how can I start to become a Disabed Print Model? I live in L.A. Ca

Started by Darlene Knights in Work, School and Money Sep 17. 0 Replies

Hi everyone, I had always wanted to become a Print Model, Now I have been in a Wheelchair since 1988, I wanted to know if anyone has a career in this field.  How can I  get started as a disabled print model and voice-over career.  I live in Los…Continue

Stuck w/ a truck or van?

Started by Kyle O'Brien in Care. Last reply by Kyle O'Brien Sep 14. 3 Replies

Hey al do l,So I'm in and and sudden need a of a new vehicle. I was driving a Toyota Tundra with a lift which worked fine, but gas was terrible. Before my truck I had a Honda Element, which I would get again, but decent used ones are out of my…Continue

Travel or at home toilet seat cushion !!

Started by chris kohler in Care Sep 10. 0 Replies

Perfect for travel or at home these hydropolymer cushions fit any toilet seat or chair. Do your butt a favor and pick one up at www.Kcushion.com. All colors available in stock ready for shipping.

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Push Nation Festival 2016

Started by Push Nation Festival in Flier Sep 1. 0 Replies

Hey Folks!Make sure you check out Push Nation Festival 2016 - We hope to see some of you there. …Continue

Tags: quadriplegic, paraplegic, injury, cord, sci

The Spinal Cord Injury Zone

Without An Exoskeleton, Paralyzed Man Uses Brain Control To Walk


A man who is at the center of a new project being conducted by researchers from the University of California Irvine is giving hope to people with spinal cord injuries who have lost their ability to move their limbs that they will be able to one day walk again.

Paraplegic recounts relearning to walk via brain-computer link

Paraplegic Adam Fritz

For paraplegic Adam Fritz, the thrill of the computer-assisted first steps he took five years after being paralysed in a motorcycle crash came only after he was unhooked from the system that enabled him to walk briefly in a bioengineering lab.

Ten remarkable breakthroughs in the treatment of paralysis

First man to walk using brainpower

After a man completely paralysed from the waist down became the first paraplegic patient to walk without relying on manually operated robotic limbs, ITV News looks at ten remarkable breakthroughs in paralysis treatment.

Alberta men share inspiring stories of life-altering spinal cord injuries

Dr Ian Rigby life after spinal cord injury

Two survivors of devastating spinal cord injuries shared their stories with Global News, describing their paralysis and the very different ways their lives have changed since losing their ability to walk.

Q&A: The Lesser-known Maladies of Spinal Cord Injuries


Last month, David Sharp and his fellow colleagues at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, N.Y., received a $1.2 million grant from New York State to advance their promising technology for treating paralysis and other effects of spinal cord injuries (SCI). Sharp recently spoke with Laboratory Equipment’s Editor-in-Chief Michelle Taylor about what the funding means to him and how he intends to use it to further his promising research.


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