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
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
Hi. I've been an incomplete quad spinal injury patient for 3 years now. I constantly have problems finding shoes and sneakers that can fit my leg brace. They are not wide enough or supportive enough. Does anyone know of any brands that can…Continue
“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 »
On July 27, 1993, 19-year-old Paul Farthing was playing with his Great Dane pup near his backyard pool. “I had just shaved my head and was preparing to go back to The Citadel. I was selected for the Training Cadre,” said Farthing, now 39. He was playfully taunting the pup to get her to chase… Continue Reading »
Crain’s Detroit Business is long overdue for a story or blog on Silly Putty. Better late than never, here we go: As it turns out, a main component in silly putty helps stem cells that are being grown in culture turn into the specialized cells researchers need. The component is called polydimethylsiloxane, and it provides… Continue Reading »
A MAN left paralysed after a diving accident in Tenerife has made a five hundred mile round trip to compete in the Inter Spinal Unit Games. Marc Bonnar, who was paralysed after the accident in a swimming pool in 2012, was part of the team from the North of England Spinal Cord Injury Centre in… Continue Reading »
VIRGINIA BEACH Bill Fertig struggled with beach vacations for years. A motorcycle wreck 14 years ago left him a paraplegic. On a trip to Nags Head one summer, Fertig relied on a cumbersome wheelchair that even the strongest member of his family could barely push through the sand. Fertig stayed back at the house so… Continue Reading »