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Posted by Harold Gonzalez on October 21, 2014 at 12:22pm 0 Comments

My first post, Google

the blog

Posted by sergio K ludwig on October 14, 2014 at 10:23pm 2 Comments

What's up. This crippled shit sucks . I fucken hate it.OK I'm sorry I had to say that I think u guys would feel the same way. So now I'm trying to find out what is my next move what do I do with my life would I ever have a normal would I be able to survive on my own .can I make money could I eve hang out the same could I ever have a girlfriend man all that shit is in my head. I have answers now ima make a move I would let u guys know what's good oh and that's me by the way haha chea

Episode 45 "PUSH GIRL" Chelsie HILL

Posted by Richard Bell on September 26, 2014 at 10:02am 3 Comments

In this episode, we interview our friend Chelsie Hill from PushGirl. She has a lot to share, so enjoy…

Badge of Honor

Posted by Jeff Charlebois on August 14, 2014 at 12:19pm 1 Comment

I think it is normal to feel a little inferior about your disability.  Many people who don’t have a disability have something (s) that causes them insecurity whether it be their looks, intelligence or their singing voice.  Let’s face it, none of us are perfect.  We all have shortcomings.  However, I fear that many of us look at our disability and feel like we are not a whole person.  That we’re unsure of how others may view us, especially in a negative,…


Wheelchair gut

Posted by Steve Campbell on July 25, 2014 at 9:12pm 4 Comments

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…


Blax gloves

Posted by Steve Campbell on July 21, 2014 at 7:47pm 2 Comments

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,…



Wheelchair Lacrosse

Started by Bill Lundstrom in Recreation, Sports and Hobbies. Last reply by Dr. Boris E. Del Cid, D.C. Oct 1. 2 Replies

I would like to introduce you guys to a new adaptive sport that we've been playing for 5 years.  Wheelchair Lacrosse is the latest full contact sport for paraplegics.  If basketball is not your sport, wheelchair lacrosse might be right up your…Continue

I thought us women love to talk LOL

Started by Nikki Taylor in Women In Motion. Last reply by Sarah Bettencourt Oct 1. 4 Replies

Hi chica's! This is a really great idea for a site!

Looking for a writer on disability issues!

Started by Ruby Boyd in Work, School and Money. Last reply by Dr. Boris E. Del Cid, D.C. Oct 1. 1 Reply

Hi, my name is Ruby Boyd. I am building a website covering disability issues. I am looking for someone that knows how to write articles and would be interested in writing on a regular basis. Email me and we can discuss it further. ruby0108@att.net…Continue

Tags: writer, home, from, money, making

Moving to SoCal area from South Carolina

Started by Dexter in Care Sep 23. 0 Replies

I need some advice on good areas to live and I want to secure a lil hustle job before I move there. Email me at Dexterrutledge@aol.com and put pushrim in subject line so I know it's about this...

Hardware removal

Started by Annalee Kovaltchouk in Care. Last reply by Annalee Kovaltchouk Aug 28. 2 Replies

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

Need A room to rent in So cal.

Started by BEN DARBY in Life. Last reply by BEN DARBY Aug 27. 2 Replies

Hi Im in need of a room for rent,Im a 47 year old male  para.I was a carpenter before my SCI.Im flexable as far as location,I have 3 vehicles so I know parking will be an issue.I would be fine renting a garage with a bath or?? I can pay around 500 a…Continue

The Spinal Cord Injury Zone

Paralysed man Darek Fidyka walks again after treatment by British doctors on brink of ‘cure’ for paralysis

Darek Fidyka

Sufferers can now be offered the possibility of cure thanks to a revolutionary implant of regenerative cells Millions of paralysis sufferers are today offered the possibility of a cure for the first time after a new technique pioneered by British doctors allowed a man with a severed spinal cord to recover the ability to walk.… Continue Reading »

To walk again – the people behind the story

Darek Fidyka Walking On Bridge

It is a moment I will always remember. On a warm summer’s day in Wroclaw, Poland, Darek Fidyka walked across a bridge, using only a frame for support. This had been his dream for four years, after he was paralysed in a knife attack. Now, after a transplant of cells taken from his nasal cavity,… Continue Reading »

Paralyzed man Brandon Stone skydives for charity

Brandon Stone skydives

“I feel like I’m on death row,” Brandon Stone said, only half-jokingly, on Saturday morning. Stone, 33, was about two hours from his first skydive. The Broken Arrow resident was at Skiatook Municipal Airport, getting ready to jump from 10,000 feet, a stunt he was completing to help raise money for the Christopher & Dana… Continue Reading »

Quadriplegic Stuart Turner speaks at WIRED2014 via drones and robots


Computer scientist and founder of Robots and Cake Stuart Turner took to WIRED2014’s London stage to talk about open access systems. He did so from just outside Manchester, using a telepresence Beam robot, while flying a Parrot AR drone. And he achieved all of that using only his right index finger and his head. “I… Continue Reading »

Monroe’s Nichols envisions “World without wheelchairs”

World without wheelchairs

Ever since fracturing his C-5 vertebra in a varsity game earlier this year, former Monroe High School ice hockey star Mikey Nichols is constantly altering his goals. With each new milestone – whether it be the ability to raise his right hand or to more than quadruple the amount of time he can remain upright… Continue Reading »



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