A social network and support resource for friends, family, and survivors of spinal cord injury.
Hi fellow quads who can't access holding down a button on your remote. This video is for high-level quadriplegics who can only access their voice to control the TV. The Amazon Fire TV Cube is all controlled by your…Continue
I am Richard DeRoberts, CEO of Wellray Medical Laser, Inc. We manufacture laser pain mitigation and wound healing devices. These devices are FDA cleared and may be sold by prescription and over-the-counter. We have a website: www.wellray.us . What I would like to tell you about our products is that they actually work. The Softcure 96 device uses 96 true coherent lasers, not light emitting diodes (LED's). This device will heal…Continue
SCI Thrive: Efficacy of a Peer-led Online Self-Management Program. This research is funded by the Craig H. Neilsen Foundation (ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT04059718 and University of Washington Human Subjects: STUDY00006621).
SCI Thrive is a Peer-Led Online Self-Management program for people with spinal cord injuries. The goal…
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…Continue
I'm brand new here and just came to discuss one thing.I've been a para for over 20 years and have only driven large 2-door cars, but they just don't make them anymore.I'm wondering what Make/Model/Year vehicles you guys drive and what type of…Continue
Hi fellow SCIs. After 10 years, I finally published my memoir book. Back when I was injured & for the next 30 years, there were rarely any books that dealt with life as a quad in an "OMG he did that" but were mostly inspirational which drove me…Continue
Dear potential partners in spinal cord injury research, I am contacting you today on behalf of the research team of Dr. Aaron Phillips at the University of Calgary. Our team researches autonomic function in the context of spinal cord injury. We are…Continue
Cortree is the premier destination for everyone looking to grow their knowledge, empathy and understanding of living and working with a mobility disability. Cortree’s content, free for anyone to engage with, shines a light on the unique experiences of living with a mobility disability. The platform features expert content crafted by creators with real, lived… Continue Reading »
Pressure injuries are a health concern for many people with spinal cord injuries and other disabilities. As we age, our level of mobility and overall health may go through some changes, which can increase the risk of pressure injuries. However, with the right knowledge and resources, the risk of sustaining pressure injuries can be minimized.… Continue Reading »
Northwestern Medicine scientists have developed a molecular “scaffold” capable of enhancing electrical activity and growth in neurons, which may prove useful in treating spinal cord injuries, according to recent results published in ACS Nano. According to the National Spinal Cord Injury Statistical Center, 17,730 new spinal cord injuries are diagnosed each year, and an estimated… Continue Reading »
Wheelchair users are nearly three times more likely to experience hospital readmission following total shoulder arthroplasty (TSA), according to UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers. The findings, published in the Journal of Clinical Medicine, highlight the importance of comprehensive preoperative counseling and risk assessment for patients who use wheelchairs. “The implications of this research are far-reaching, as… Continue Reading »
Gaming allows us to experience worlds beyond imagination, share our stories and forge friendships with people across the world. At Xbox we believe that gaming is for everyone, including the over 429 million players with disabilities, and it is our responsibility to create a place where everyone feels welcome, safe, and included to experience the… Continue Reading »