A social network and support resource for friends, family, and survivors of spinal cord injury.
Hi, my names Ashlyn and this is just a short post with a bit of info on me. A lot of this is found in my profile but no harm in repeating.
- I'm a C5 complete quadriplegic from Ireland
- I'm 15 years old
- I'll be injured for 8 years on November 1st 2019 (Accident on November 1st 2011) …Continue
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
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
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
*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
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
Hey, so most people will be aware of the various gym and sport related gripping aids made by Active Hands, but I just wanted to mention that they've just launched a new gripping aid designed for small items such as pens/razors/toothbrushes/paint…Continue
Robotic exoskeletons have emerged as a helpful rehabilitation tool for disabled and people suffering from several health-related consequences after a spinal cord injury (SCI). Exoskeletons are wearable robotic units, controlled by computer boards to power a system of motors, pneumatics, levers, or hydraulics to restore locomotion and improve quality of life. Used by facilities for… Continue Reading »
Booklet provides information, hope for patients and families. The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation, in collaboration with Shepherd Center, recently published “Restoring Hope: Preparing for Rehabilitation After Spinal Cord Injury.” The booklet aims to help patients and families learn about spinal cord injury, organize information, chart a path and choose a rehabilitation program. “This project… Continue Reading »
Mayo Clinic – ROCHESTER, Minn. — People with conditions such as spinal cord injury, Lou Gehrig’s disease and multiple sclerosis are at risk of developing severe respiratory problems related to COVID-19 because the muscles that help them breathe already may not function normally. “When you have a condition that causes paralysis, or weakens muscles in… Continue Reading »
A new invention turns the tongue into a digital operating system, and can change the lives of millions of people with disabilities around the world. Hear the real life, inspiring stories of Sefi and Ohad, and join Tongo in creating a new world of possibilities: http://tongo.tech
Farzana Ali learned many important skills throughout her four years as a medical student in the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences. But to the many people who came in contact with her along the way, it was she who was teaching valuable lessons — in patience and perseverance. Ali first dreamed of becoming… Continue Reading »