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"hi sia! nice to meet you.... and a hello from austria to you! :-) alex"
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"hi emily! a smile from a chair in austria.... i´m alex and i hope we find time to talk... have a great day! alex"
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SCI Thrive: Efficacy of a Peer-led Online Self-Management Program.

Posted by Rudy Fimbres on February 14, 2021 at 10:00am 0 Comments

SCI Thrive: Efficacy of a Peer-led Online Self-Management Program. This research is funded by the Craig H. Neilsen Foundation (ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT04059718 and University of Washington Human Subjects: STUDY00006621).

SCI Thrive is a Peer-Led Online Self-Management program for people with spinal cord injuries. The goal…

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Is this site active?

Posted by Elizabeth Marie Cole on July 3, 2020 at 11:47am 4 Comments

I really joined because I want to communicate with people who have been through or are going through my shoes now. I have a lot of questions. Just no one to answer me them. Please feel free to reach out to me. We can build up each other. Help one another. I’m so tired of being the only person in my whole town that is in a wheelchair. The stares, the smart comments etc. The little town I’m from. I’m the only paraplegic in the county. We don’t have any support groups. My parents have been…

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Looking for advice 1 year anniversary of my spinal cord injury is close.

Posted by Elizabeth Marie Cole on July 3, 2020 at 9:57am 4 Comments

August 10th, 2019. I was involved in a single car accident. I was ejected and hit a tree I’m told. I don’t really remember much about my accident. The only thing I do remember was waking up in the hospital an I couldn’t feel or move my legs. The doctors then told me I was a T5 complete paraplegic. I would never walk again. With my one year anniversary coming up soon my mind is all over. Plus depression is still there. Any advice I’m happy to accept. I’m still learning basic task but am getting… Continue

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Posted by Paula Reyes on July 1, 2020 at 8:31pm 0 Comments

I thank god each and every day from the time I wake up and go to sleep. I am lucky to be here with my daughter and son and I’m blessed to have my son in law and grandkids they are my world but in. 2007 i was almost took in from my family and one of my member of my family is not here with us .here I am and not my son he gave has life for me so I’m here to be stronger with every breath I take in each and every year that passes this world with out him and yes he is my angel he watches over me .…

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July 1

Posted by Paula Reyes on July 1, 2020 at 8:29pm 0 Comments

I thank god each and every day from the time I wake up and go to sleep. I am lucky to be here with my daughter and son and I’m blessed to have my son in law and grandkids they are my world but in. 2007 i was almost took in from my family and one of my member of my family is not here with us .here I am and not my son he gave has life for me so I’m here to be stronger with every breath I take in each and every year that passes this world with out him and yes he is my angel he watches over me .…

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Tendon Ultrasound Imaging Study

Posted by Ray on January 20, 2020 at 7:21pm 0 Comments


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Spinal Cord Injury Survey

Started by Spinal Cord Injury UofCalgary in Clinical Trials. Last reply by Spinal Cord Injury UofCalgary May 23. 2 Replies

Dear potential partners in spinal cord injury research, I am contacting you today on behalf of the research team of Dr. Aaron Phillips at the University of Calgary. Our team researches autonomic function in the context of spinal cord injury. We are…Continue

Anyone else in Middle Tennessee?

Started by Chad in Life May 23. 0 Replies

Looking for anyone that may want to ride with me. I have ran out of catheters for a few days an I’m trying to find anywhere they’re open.

Paraplegics... What type of vehicle do you drive?

Started by Nathan McEleney in Equipment. Last reply by Jonathan Dotson Jan 17. 1 Reply

I'm brand new here and just came to discuss one thing.I've been a para for over 20 years and have only driven large 2-door cars, but they just don't make them anymore.I'm wondering what Make/Model/Year vehicles you guys drive and what type of…Continue

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christmas

Started by Paula Reyes in Care Dec 23, 2020. 0 Replies

Hi there everyone hope your all doing well let me know what you are all doing for Christmas and i just want to send all my blessings to everyone have a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from my family to yours i send my love to you.Continue

Help me promote my YouTube channel

Started by Lloyd Saposnek in Life Oct 1, 2020. 0 Replies

Hi fellow quads & paras & everyone else,.I created a youtube channel called the quad whisperer chronicles since my voice died--I can only whisper so I'm going to be doing mostly disability-related topics along with ASMR.This is what my…Continue

Pain in the butt

Started by Edward Teat in Care Sep 4, 2020. 0 Replies

I have a problem and seek answers. I been in my chair for about 20 months. I also have feeling in my buttocks and some in my upper thighs. The longer I sit either in my chair or any regular chair my buttocks start to burn or sting. No visible sores…Continue

The Spinal Cord Injury Zone

FDA Approves Expanded BOTOX® Label to Include Eight New Muscles to Treat Adults with Upper Limb Spasticity

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NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., July 29, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Allergan, an AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV) company, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a label expansion of BOTOX® to include eight new muscles for the treatment of upper limb spasticity in adults. The new muscles for treatment include additional muscles of the elbow… Continue Reading »

United Spinal Launches ‘Voices United’ Campaign To Highlight The Positive Impact Of People With Disabilities In All Facets Of Society

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United Spinal Association recently launched its ‘Voices United’ campaign to amplify the strengths and talents of its membership community as the organization celebrates its 75th Anniversary. “The success of our diverse membership base in overcoming the challenges of living with spinal cord injuries and disorders and ultimately regaining their independence, propels United Spinal’s mission. Everyday… Continue Reading »

More than half of wheelchair users with spinal cord injury needed repairs in past 6 months

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Vulnerable populations are most likely to experience negative consequences of wheelchair breakdown, such as missing work or school or being stranded outside the home East Hanover, NJ. July 1, 2021. Among wheelchair users with spinal cord injury 42 percent reported adverse consequences related to needing wheelchair repair, according to a team of experts in spinal… Continue Reading »

Keio University to test use of iPS cells to treat spinal cord injuries

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The Yomiuri ShimbunKeio University has begun a clinical study to treat patients with spinal cord injuries using induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cells, The Yomiuri Shimbun has learned. So far, there have been no reported cases in the world involving the use of iPS cells to regenerate a damaged spinal cord. No effective treatment currently exists… Continue Reading »

Brain-Computer Interface Enables Johns Hopkins Study Participant to Touch and Feel Holographic Objects

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As part of a larger study exploring neural multiplexing and new modes of perception enabled by brain-computer interface (BCI), Johns Hopkins researchers have demonstrated the ability to “feel” virtual objects by integrating neural stimulation in a mixed-reality environment. Robert “Buz” Chmielewski suffered a spinal cord injury at the age of 17 that resulted in a… Continue Reading »
 
 
 

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