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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!

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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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Podcast episode 56 - Aaron Baker C O R E

Posted by Richard Bell on March 1, 2017 at 3:00pm 2 Comments

 in this episode Aaron shares his story, and talk to us about the importance of physical health.

Online compensated online survey

Posted by Ray on February 9, 2017 at 8:34pm 0 Comments

Shapiro+Raj, an independent market research company, is conducting an online, compensated market research survey for disability management. The study is an 18-minute online survey with a $20 Visa gift card as compensation for those who complete the survey.



As always, this is for research purposes only. All information gathered will remain confidential. Our research is opinion-based, and we follow the de-identification standard under HIPAA, as well as other security and privacy… Continue

Episode 55 - Chelsie Hill and the e.p.i.c. Project

Posted by Richard Bell on January 27, 2017 at 1:17pm 0 Comments

In this episode we talked to Chelsie again about all of the interesting things she's involved with.

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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

Tags: Wheelchair, Pushrims, Handrims, #RibGrips

soulutions?

Started by BEN DARBY in Life Jan 2, 2017. 0 Replies

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

Normacol Plus

Started by Michael Buis in Care Nov 11, 2016. 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, 2016. 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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The Spinal Cord Injury Zone

For more than 30 years, A-1 Scuba and Craig Hospital have partnered to provide a scuba experience for patients

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 »

NeoMano Robotic Glove Helps Paralyzed Hands Grip Again

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 »

‘Paralyzed bride’ has a message for drivers who make it tough to access parking spaces

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 »

LeGrand and Nichols inspire spinal cord patients together

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 »

App lets quadriplegics use phone without physical assistance

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 »
 
 
 

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