A social network and support resource for friends, family, and survivors of spinal cord injury.
If there is anyone in the San Diego area that is interested in handcycling please let me know. We are trying to get a group of riders together to start riding on the weekends in different areas of town. Rode Oceanside last weekend and it was beautiful.
Whether you are a wheelchair user, family member, caregiver or provider, please take a moment to tell Congress that Medicare must fix its mistakes and improve access to wheelchair repairs now.
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From my life changing ordeal to recovery n learning a lot n how to live differently n being positive n motivated all at the same time its not easy n to top it off I have life reality's like relationships n friendships when I thought I find the right person to share my life with n give my self to that one person that I trusted n after so many year's later it all over In a flash its like starting all over again life real sucks some time but we have to live n go on…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
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
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
In 2010 I broke my back at t-9. It was fractured and dislocated. The injury left me a para with no sensation below around t-10. I have never gotten any pain relief since. My pain is constant and getting worse. It's a throbbing pain across my back…Continue
Scientists at the Research Institute for Stem Cell Research in Los Angeles have provided new hope in a breakthrough stem cell research paper published last Thursday. The new study documents the successful duplication of adult stem cells using the subject’s own DNA. The team, led by researcher Young Gie Chung, was able to turn skin… Continue Reading »
At age 24, Ed Costa Jr. had an ideal life with a great job, good health and good friends. One spring day, during a two-week work furlough, Ed and his brother decided to head to the nearby Stanislaus River for some fun. Upon arriving, the brothers found the ideal sandbar and dove into the cool,… Continue Reading »
(WJBK) – A 28-year-old man from Clarkston is told he’ll never walk again after a tragic accident, but with modern medicine and raw determination he’s working to prove doctors wrong. Vince Rutley was newly engaged, learning to act and had just started standup comedy. Then, one day, his brother had car trouble on northbound I-75… Continue Reading »
ATLANTA, Ga. – The small dance classroom is filled with about a dozen eager children. And, right out of the gate, it’s pretty obvious Jenna Proctor is no wallflower. Watching her preschooler, wearing a hot pink tutu, grey sneakers and ankle braces, Erin Proctor says her Jenna told her, “I’m a rock star, Momma!” Proctor… Continue Reading »
“Chondroitinase improves the outcome after spinal cord injuries in lab animals; therefore it could also benefit dogs and people suffering from the same conditions.” The purpose of our clinical trial is to help these severely affected dogs by testing if a new treatment, called chondroitinase, may improve the outcome after spinal cord injury in dogs.… Continue Reading »