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We are PushNationFest2016! And would like to invite all of you to our event happening in 1 week! (so exciting)!
It's in the Tampa Convention Center, Tampa,FL and it's on Friday 2-8pm and Saturday 10am-5pm. There's going to be a lot fun activities to do, inspirational speakers, and free raffles to win cool prizes.
If you're interested or want to know more follow us on social media @pushnationfest to…
This year, while visiting the family in Florida for my annual holiday vacation, I ventured over to The Miami Project to get an evaluation and see if there was anything new in the world of spinal cord injury (SCI) research. The Miami Project began in 1985 when Marc, the…Continue
A friend of mine, Chip Jaccobs just published an awesome book an amazing guy, Gordon Zahler. Born into an entertainment family in suburban Los Angeles in the mid-1920s, Zahler was a lovable prankster and class clown, exasperating his parents with his endless teenage feats of derring-do. But Gordon Zahler's promising career as a public miscreant went pear-shaped one day in 1940 when he and his buddies where fooling around in their high school gym with a spring board. An unsteady jump on the…Continue
Hello Fellow Pushers...So I'm needing some help.. I invented a handrim - pushrim and trying to spread the word without getting kicked out of the forums. I'm a C5-C6 quad and after trying every handrim on the market the last 19 years, I decided to…Continue
I am a c5-6 incomplete quad, I currently have my rims dipped in a rubber substance that over the years has changed and as a result I am having a harder time getting a good grip. Any quads out there use plastic coating, or something else for grip?…Continue
Hi everyone! I'd just like to take a few minutes of your time to show you what Push Nation Fest was this year and what it does for the paralysis community. The video, that you can find with the link below, shows what we did for everyone who…Continue
i'm posting this on a few other sci themed forums hoping that it'll reach someone relatively local to me who might be in need of such but can't afford it... as above, it's free if someone actually has a sore, no insurance or funds to buy one, and…Continue
asking 23k or best offer... i have to sell my beautiful '60 fairlane kustom ride as i'm no longer able to transfer in/out of it on my own...i'm just getting old and physically deteriorated and need to sell it to get funds for another cool set of ol…Continue
*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 technology has “promising humanitarian applications off the track.” Sam Schmidt wasn’t one of the official drivers at yesterday’s 100th Indianapolis 500, but his speed record is still notable. Schmidt, a former IndyCar driver, has been a quadriplegic since a racing accident in 2000. Thanks to semi-autonomous, open-sourced vehicle technology designed by Arrow Electronics, he… Continue Reading »
New device would let severely paralyzed people surf the Web PHOENIX, Ariz. — A new tongue-controlled computer mouse would allow someone with no working arms or legs to use a computer. With such a device, people with even severe physical handicaps might navigate cyberspace. The new mouse system was unveiled last week by its designer,… Continue Reading »
An experimental procedure aimed at repairing spinal cord injuries is showing promise. It uses stem cells in the damaged areas in hopes of restoring function and movement. And for one patient, it is promising. On April 9, 2013, James Mason was an accident waiting to happen. “There was nothing we could have done to change… Continue Reading »
A study looking at reducing the severity of spinal injuries by reducing a patient’s body temperature immediately after an accident is entering a new phase amid hopes clinical trials will begin in WA next year. Researchers believe the technique may ultimately make the difference between someone ending up having to use a wheelchair and being… Continue Reading »
Donna Lowich lives with quadriplegia, so interacting with her grandchildren does not come easy. Until she was given Adaptoys, which opened up the world of play between her and her family. VPC SHORT HILLS, N.J. – Donna Lowich has always had a special relationship with her granddaughter, Karaleen. But Donna’s paralysis has prevented her from engaging… Continue Reading »