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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.
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
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
The nonprofit Independence Fund gave Nels Hadden an all-terrain wheelchair Tuesday. Nels Hadden may not be able to move his arms or legs, but he can still take down a deer with a crossbow. There’s no magic spell or use of the Force, just the power of technology that lets quadriplegic men and women do… Continue Reading »
Alec Gotto was just a few weeks old when he was diagnosed with transverse myelitis, a syndrome that causes spine inflamation and makes movement of the legs and arms extremely difficult. The young boy from the small town (and my hometown) of Dyersville, Iowa didn’t let it slow him down. With his boots tucked into… Continue Reading »
Anna Hopson’s PowerPoint presentation and interactive online lesson about spinal cord injury. Anna covers everything related to spinal cord injuries in this 35 minute Microsoft Office Mix Presentation.
Disabled veterans David Graham and John Fay would like to use their stories as an example to others facing disabilities or hardships in life, that the key is to keep pushing forward. (CBSDFW.COM) – John Fay admits he had never heard of rowing two years ago when he took up the sport. Serving in the… Continue Reading »