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"hi valentina! nice to meet you! hope you´re fine! enjoy your day!  a smile from a wheelchair in austria :-)"
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"Who is willing on passionate ground assist me with an electric wheelchair I sustained spinal cord injury C4-C5 . I don't work or have fund"
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Posted by Elizabeth Marie Cole on July 3, 2020 at 11:47am 2 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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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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Help me promote my YouTube channel

Started by Lloyd Saposnek in Life Oct 1. 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. 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

Rehab

Started by Jose maria in Excercise. Last reply by Chris Tynan Feb 25. 1 Reply

HiMy name is jose maria i have a sci at lvl c5, im from Perú, and i have a sister who lives in houston. i wanna know if there is a center similar like Next step center from LA. i sw a video abpuyt the program. I hope you can help me with some…Continue

Scraped up Cabinets

Started by Lisa in Equipment Feb 1. 0 Replies

Hi, I am new to this site, so I hope this is the right place to ask this question. I am in a Quickie HP and for 35 years have only used Quickies. I am looking to get a new chair and I am wondering if any of you have found a make and model that will…Continue

Cutting my pain meds off that helped me function?!

Started by BEN DARBY in Care. Last reply by Nathan Dec 20, 2019. 2 Replies

How is it not medical malpractice cutting me off meds that help me function.I'm ready to Blow my brains out like 20,000 other vets already didI get it now.And if one more person says meditate or get a massage I'm going off! That voodoo crap might…Continue

FOR SALE - SCIFIT Pro2 Recumbent Bike w/ Swivel Seat

Started by Richard Bell in Classifieds. Last reply by Allen Scarpetti Oct 4, 2019. 1 Reply

*Price Just Reduced to Sell ASAP:Hello Friends: I joined 24fit because I need to be around motivated people to work out, even hired a trainer. So It's time that I Sold my SCIFIT Professional Elliptical machine. Its a SCIFIT Pro2 Recumbent Bike w/…Continue

The Spinal Cord Injury Zone

First Annual Gaming Accessibility Awards 2020

The First Annual Gaming Accessibility Awards! Alanah Pearce, Steven Spohn, and many more celebrate the games and developers who’ve helped make games more accessible in 2020, in collaboration with AbleGamers. As an additional celebration for the First Video Game Accessibility Awards, Alanah decided to set up a fundraiser for Able Gamers, to continue the great… Continue Reading »

Walter Lewis holds world record for longest living quadriplegic

GAUTIER, Miss. (WLOX) – Claiming a world record is never easy, but one man in Gautier has had a longer road to a record than most. Guinness World Record holders are often known for accomplishing great or unique feats. Walter Lewis in Gautier holds the Guinness World Record for being the longest living quadriplegic. “Since… Continue Reading »

Cross-disciplinary team will design, develop devices to better treat spinal cord injuries

A team of Johns Hopkins biomedical engineers and neurosurgeons has received $13.48 million from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to develop implantable ultrasound and other devices that could revolutionize care for people suffering from spinal cord injuries. The results could benefit thousands of U.S. service members and civilians who sustain spinal cord injuries every… Continue Reading »

Salamanders provide a model for spinal-cord regeneration

“Salamanders are unique because they are one of the only tetrapods able to regrow spinal cords with full functionality,” says Auke Ijspeert, the head of EPFL’s Biorobotics Laboratory. After an injury, these amphibians are able to “magically” regrow their spinal cords and regain locomotion. A team of scientists led by Ijspeert along with András Simon,… Continue Reading »

A New Rule Means Some People With Wheelchairs Can’t Fly On American Airlines

John Morris calls himself an “aviation geek.” He’s a frequent flyer who, in his power wheelchair, has traveled to 46 countries. His goal is to visit every country. “I love air travel,” he says. From takeoff and to the way the engines cut off right before touchdown, “that joy that I get from that is… Continue Reading »
 
 
 

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