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LRO They Will Skate Again at Venice Beach Skate Park

July 25, 2015 from 9am to 4pm
Life Rolls on is hosting there annual They will skate again event at Venice beach so come out and have a good time. Please come and see AWESOME Shredders like Oscar Loretto Quinn Waitley and …See More
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Re-release of Podcast Episode 28 "Leaving the Nest"

Posted by Richard Bell on July 19, 2015 at 6:11pm 0 Comments

Today we are re-releasing episode 26 with our friend Rosie. Enjoy...

Re-release of Podcast Episode 34

Posted by Richard Bell on July 8, 2015 at 8:03pm 0 Comments

Today we are re-releasing another video with Domonic Corradin where he talks about his adventure in China. I hope you enjoy it.  Also, please be sure to check out Domonic's crowdfunding campaign. We will be releasing previous podcasts in the lead up to a major announcement. 

THE HARD TRUTH (Pressure Sores)

Posted by CHRIS ROHAN on June 28, 2015 at 10:44am 1 Comment

wheelchairtraveling.com

 

The Hard Truth

BY Ashley Olson

 

Since I became paralyzed at fourteen, I have learned many hard lessons. One of the most important things was remembering to lift up about every fifteen minutes to relieve the pressure from sitting to allow blood flow to the area. This simple act was drilled into my head in order to prevent my…

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Kinesic Mouse

Posted by Ray on June 13, 2015 at 4:43pm 3 Comments

The Future is now

The KinesicMouse introduces a leap in assistive technologies. Combined with the latest 3D camera technology the KinesicMouse is a hands-free input device for the most demanding tasks possible, developed and designed with attention to efficiency, maximum flexibility and ease of use.

Source: http://kinesicmouse.xcessity.at/index.php…

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Anyone

Posted by Jennifer Aguas on June 8, 2015 at 1:41pm 2 Comments

Am looking for a new caregiver where do I go agemcy Idk please let me know

New Oxygen Network show looking to work with Quads and Disabled Vets

Posted by Kristian Hansen on May 28, 2015 at 5:52pm 0 Comments

Hey all, 

Thanks for allowing me to be a part of this group, and wanted to say thanks to Ray Pizarro for all of his help and guidance.

I'm a producer on a new Oxygen Network Show called 'The Investment Club' ('Shark Tank' crossed with 'The Apprentice') and we have an entrepreneur that we are featuring / following who was in an accident and is partially paralyzed with limited hand function.   He has innovated a unique shoe design that has allowed him to put his own…

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Sad or depressed ?

Started by arthur mack in Care. Last reply by BEN DARBY Jul 16. 1 Reply

To all my push rim brothers and sisters who may be sad or depressed. I have one solution for you stand up and live life!!! after injury you now have the chance to reinvent yourself and do whatever you like!!! Don't waste time become active with your…Continue

advocates

Started by frank Owens in Care. Last reply by BEN DARBY Jul 16. 1 Reply

2013 I became a paraplegic.since then I have seen on many architectural barriers.does any others notice?

Need wheelchair lift repairs???dont go to mobility works!!!

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

This is a warning mobility works is charging almost double for the same repairs as the Ability center in san Bernardino. This is for the pump replacement in a braun lift mobility works quoted me 1900.00 and the ability centers quote 945.00 ,,wow!I …Continue

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Warning: Social Security is no longer the “third rail” of politics.

Started by Bertha in Funding, Legislation and advocacy Jul 14. 0 Replies

The GOP has long sought to dismantle Social Security, the most successful social program in U.S. history. Back in 2004 or 2005, G.W. Bush sought to “restructure” it as part of his ownership society. After even members of his own party balked, he…Continue

Tags: 2016, voter, education, POTUS, politics

Keep Failing Just to get one step closer...

Started by Moose in Excercise Jul 6. 0 Replies

Attitude is everything,If you want to go big you need to have a way to get there. Think big turn your head and face the direction you want.https://youtu.be/ZVu4bHn1vLoThank you for your time.Continue

I am making a film on my rehabilitation routines. Need your advice.

Started by Hennady Pochetkow in Excercise. Last reply by Moose Jul 6. 1 Reply

I am a T11-T12 paraplegic for over 15 years now. After my injury I didnt want to be a burden t my family and tried to recover as quickly and do as many things independently as possible. Since I was in Russia I was rather short on money and had very…Continue

Tags: at, home, rehab, rehabilitation, film

The Spinal Cord Injury Zone

Paralyzed veteran opens spinal cord injury recovery center

Stay In Step founder Romy Camargo

A paralyzed veteran and his wife have met their fundraising goal and opened a non-profit recovery center for spinal-cord injured patients to recover. Stay In Step, founded by Romy Camargo and wife, Gaby Camargo, offers treatment, rehabilitation and support services to veterans and civilians in Tampa, Fla., according to a press release. Romy Camargo was… Continue Reading »

The way forward

Josh Basile

It was the beginning of a summer that promised to be one of his best ever. Josh Basile loved his new job as a lawyer at a top medical malpractice firm in Washington. He was smitten with a pretty, dark-haired young woman he’d started dating. And he was planning a big party to mark a… Continue Reading »

Quadriplegic prepares for Mount Adams climb with Pasco man’s expertise

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Fifteen years after Pete Rieke of Pasco became the first paralyzed climber to conquer Mount Rainier on his own power, he’s taking on a bigger challenge. He’s building a snow sled for Simon Calcavecchia, 32, a former Tri-City resident, to climb mountains, starting with Mount Adams. Rieke, a paraplegic, used his arms to power himself… Continue Reading »

The Race To Treat Spinal Cord Injury: A Comparative Analysis

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Summary Four biotech companies are pursuing the treatment of spinal cord injury with the use of stem cell transplantation. Each company demonstrated efficacy in pre-clinical studies. The race is in the early stages but InVivo Therapeutics is clearly leading the pack based on its strategic approach to accelerated HDE approval and initial trial results. There… Continue Reading »

Quadriplegic Artist Makes Incredible Paintings Using Only His Mouth

Henry Fraser

Nothing will ever come between Henry Fraser and his love for art. Fraser, an England-based painter, was paralyzed after a traumatic accident six years ago. While vacationing in Portugal with a few friends, Fraser dove off a dock into shallow waters and dislocated his neck. According to Huffington Post, Fraser is now paralyzed from the… Continue Reading »
 
 
 

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