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Research Participants Needed

Posted by Ray on October 28, 2019 at 10:40pm 0 Comments

About me

Posted by Ashlyn Tachibana on September 27, 2019 at 4:00pm 0 Comments

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) …

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Bowel and Bladder management

Posted by Ray on June 19, 2018 at 9:41pm 0 Comments

Hi everyone! We are a group of CSU Dominguez Hills students looking for participants for our quick multiple choice survey. 
The purpose of this study is to explore how bowel and bladder management of individuals with SCI affect everyday activities. 
If interested please use this link: …
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Participants Needed:

Posted by Ray on May 31, 2018 at 9:01pm 0 Comments



Participants needed:

The purpose of the research is to…

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Research - The Impact of Bowel and Bladder Management on Occupation Following Spinal Cord Injury

Posted by Team BBM on May 25, 2018 at 5:37pm 0 Comments

Hello everyone!

My colleagues and I are part of the Masters of Science in Occupational Therapy program at California State University, Dominguez Hills. We are exploring how frequently bowel and bladder management issues affect the day to day activities for people living with a spinal cord injury (SCI). 

We are doing a multiple choice survey that is 40 questions long and will take approximately 10-20…

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FOR SALE - SCIFIT Pro2 Recumbent Bike w/ Swivel Seat

Started by Richard Bell in Classifieds. Last reply by Allen Scarpetti Oct 4. 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

Pushrims for Quads?

Started by DEAN RAGONE in Equipment. Last reply by Gareth H Aug 22. 31 Replies

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

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Small Item Gripping Aid

Started by Gareth H in Equipment Dec 11, 2018. 0 Replies

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

Tags: tetraplegic, active hands, quadriplegic, equipment, gripping aid

Rehab

Started by Jose maria in Excercise Nov 19, 2018. 0 Replies

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

SORE ON MY HEEL

Started by Jeff Beverly in Care. Last reply by Rand Conway Jul 29, 2018. 13 Replies

Folks, has anyone hurt their heel?  Mine is black/blue, any clue?  Has anyone had this problem?  Thanks, Jeff

Cutting my pain meds off that helped me function?!

Started by BEN DARBY in Care. Last reply by Brendan Jul 16, 2018. 1 Reply

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

The Spinal Cord Injury Zone

Stem cells a step toward improving motor, sensory function after spinal cord injury

Early research at Mayo Clinic using stem cell therapy to treat spinal cord injuries has produced results for one patient that doctors describe as “beyond expectations.” ROCHESTER, Minn. — Stem cells derived from a patient’s own fat offer a step toward improving — not just stabilizing — motor and sensory function of people with spinal… Continue Reading »

Air Travel is Often Dangerous for People with Disabilities

U.S. Army veteran and frequent traveler who uses a wheelchair discusses perils of flying and why change is needed now. NEW YORK (PRWEB) November 26, 2019 – Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA), an organization dedicated to empowering veterans, is alerting the public to the dangers people with disabilities commonly face during air travel and asking… Continue Reading »

Dustin Fly Art

Quadriplegic Modern/abstract artist Collection of paintings Dustin Fly sells and has made. He broke his neck in 2010 and started painting afterward. Message Dustin on Facebook to purchase.

Quadriplegic doctor working on helping spinal patients walk again

When it comes to developing cutting-edge technology to help people with spinal problems walk again, Dinesh Palipana is uniquely qualified – not only is he a decorated medical researcher, he’s also a quadriplegic. Dr Palipana was seriously injured in a car crash on Brisbane’s Gateway Bridge in 2010 that robbed him of the use of… Continue Reading »

How can employers support workers with spinal injuries?

There has been slow progress in getting more disabled people into work, and those with spinal cord injuries have a particularly low employment rate. What can employers do to support them back to work, asks Alex Dabek? In 2017, the government announced plans aimed to get one million more disabled people in work over the… Continue Reading »
 
 
 

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