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Let's Talk Treadmill

Posted by Kristin McNealus on October 29, 2014 at 12:36pm 0 Comments

There was exciting news this past week - a man experienced a positive result with olfactory stem cells! I think every step forward makes you evaluate your current lifestyle and what you are doing to keep moving forward. Are you working out? Staying strong? Managing your weight?

I think it's a good time to talk about locomotor training, and therapy geared toward getting you walking. There are many benefits to the body-weight-supported treadmill training. Your body is upright and…


Health care attendant need it for the weekend

Posted by Richard Bell on October 27, 2014 at 10:15am 2 Comments

This is on behalf of one of our members Vanessa Osman.

Hello! Good Morning!

I'm in need of caregiver especially for the weekend shift (Friday 7am-Monday 7am). I'm ready to hire someone immediately.

Would you be willing to post this somewhere or at least give me an idea of where else I can post it? Perhaps you will come up with something I haven't even thought of…

Thank you in advance, from the bottom of my heart.

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Hi, everyone

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 3 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,…



Sad or depressed ?

Started by arthur mack in Care yesterday. 0 Replies

To all my push rim brothers and sisters who may be sad or depressed. I have one solution for you stand up and live life!!! after injury you now have the chance to reinvent yourself and do whatever you like!!! Don't waste time become active with your…Continue

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

The Spinal Cord Injury Zone

Amazing wheelchair costumes will make you smile

Caleb McLelland at age 3, all smiles as he gets ready to scoop up some Halloween candy in his sweet ride.

On Halloweens past, 9-year-old Caleb McLelland has driven a backhoe with bright yellow wheels, flown through the clouds as Superman and sped into action in his Batmobile. He made all of those transformations in attention-grabbing costumes that incorporated his wheelchair. “His chair is very much a part of him,” Cassie McLelland says of her son,… Continue Reading »

Wheelchair no handicap for Mets fan calendar model Amanda Perla

Amanda Perla-01

Twenty-five-year-old Perla, who broke her neck in a car accident seven years ago, was the top vote getter among the 100 or so entries to appear in ‘The 7 Line’ calendar,’ an annual promotional pinup featuring attractive young women wearing Mets-inpired clothing. Amanda Perla thought for sure her wheelchair would be an issue. Sure, she… Continue Reading »

Paralysed patients have weaker bones than expected

weaker bones than expected

People paralysed by spinal cord injuries lose mechanical strength in their leg bones faster, and more significantly, than previously believed, putting them at greater risk for fractures from minor stresses, according to a study* published in the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research. The findings suggest that therapies to maintain bone mass and strength in… Continue Reading »

A brave mother’s battle to walk again after she awoke from back surgery as a quadriplegic… and dreams of holding her son again

Sarah-Jane Staszak

Panic instantly set in when Sarah-Jane Staszak woke up in her hospital bed and found she couldn’t move. The 40-year-old mother from Blackheath in Sydney’s Blue Mountains had gone to the Royal North Shore Hospital in November last year to relieve the pressure from a herniated disc in her back that left her with intense… Continue Reading »

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 »



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