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Pushrim Spinal cord injury/Mobility Impairment Support Social at Health South Bakersfield Rehabilitation Hospital

April 28, 2017 from 4pm to 5:15pm
Join Us for our Spinal Cord Injury/Mobility impairments monthly support social held on the last friday of every month at HealthSouth Bakersfield Rehabilitation Hospital. Come connect, share resources and make new friends. See you there!…See More
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Pushrim Spinal cord injury/Mobility Impairment Support Social at Health South Bakersfield Rehabilitation Hospital

April 28, 2017 from 4pm to 5:15pm
Join Us for our Spinal Cord Injury/Mobility impairments monthly support social held on the last friday of every month at HealthSouth Bakersfield Rehabilitation Hospital. Come connect, share resources and make new friends. See you there!…See More
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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.

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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Exercise regimen

Started by Matt Wells in Care. Last reply by Ray Apr 10. 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. 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. 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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Pushrims for Quads?

Started by DEAN RAGONE in Equipment. Last reply by Brandon Handel Jun 16, 2016. 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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