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Is there an exercise I can do to reduce my wheelchair gut? I'm a C5/6 quad from a bicycle accident four years ago. I workout six hours a week at Project Walk in Claremont plus a few hours at home on my own. My core is pretty good thanks to my specialists at PW but I still have a gut over my abs. I started twisting (like the dance) in my chair hoping it will burn off some calories. I lock my brakes, twist back and forth and then go into punching straight ahead. I do three sets of those. I…Continue
Hi Pishrim friends. I bought these Blax gloves and they just didn't work for my needs. I'm a C5/6 quad and my hands are closed. I tried them four or five times but they weren't for me. They're barely used and I paid $42.95 for them. I'm asking for $35.00. If you're interested or have questions,…Continue
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I am selling 2004 Toyota Siena. It has an automatic IMS ramp that hides under the floor, so the inside of the van has room for friends, family and even camping. The ramp and the van have always worked properly increasing my independence, as I travel by myself to visit…Continue
In this episode, we sit with Ruben BARAJAS and Priti PATEL to share Casa Colina's outdoor adventure program and the Land Meets Sea Sports Camp. Enjoy :)
Hey guys, I could really use some advice. Ever since my surgery three years ago I have been in a large, heavy duty framed folding chair as my everyday. This thing is just pretty much shot and at this point trying to adjust or fix everything would…Continue
First of all, we need to know that 20% of people with SCI's end up with diabetes due to weight control issues. Therefore, pay attention to this article I've written to help. I have lost 40 lbs on the last 10 months following these principles. I…Continue
Hi everyone,My name is Sheila and i happen to be a carer for my husband Michael (he was involved in a motorcycle accident in 1999 which resulted in T12 paraplegia and hypoxic brain injury). I started to keep an online blog…Continue
I broke my back at the T-9 level in October, 2010. I am a complete para. I have had no pain relief since then. It only continues to get worse. It is slightly below the level of injury around T-10 and it wraps around my body like a vise. And it…Continue
Just a really cool design and wanted to share.https://whill.jp/news/This is actually already in production and ready for pre-orders.Want to test drive the future sidewalk EV (electric vehicle)?, WHILL type…Continue
Some people have no idea as to what the spinal cord does and why we even have one. Let’s take some time to discuss the basics behind the spinal cord and why it’s so important to your body!
ST. CLOUD, Minn. — Pensacola, Fla., is more than 1,100 miles from St. John’s University in Collegeville, Minn., but Robert Bell found himself feeling right at home as soon as he visited the Minnesota campus. The university turned out to be the site of a life-changing event: While an undergraduate student, Bell was accidentally paralyzed… Continue Reading »
A week before he was due to compete in a wrestling tournament in Korea, 17-year-old Carl-Akira Fujinami took a dive into a shallow wave in Australia and hit sand, hard. 19-year-old Carl doesn’t wrestle. Damage to his spine means he has lost full use of his limbs. But he does rank Gold in League of… Continue Reading »
French joins the Sam Schmidt Paralysis Foundation’s effort to cure paralysis in next decade. St. Petersburg, FL (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 – Joining Conquer Paralysis Now as its first champion in the movement to cure paralysis in the next decade is Paralympic silver medalist and quadriplegic Jennifer French. As a result of a snowboarding accident,… Continue Reading »