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Profile IconJeffrey Munoz, Chris Hukill, Steven Frayne and 1 more joined Pushrim
Jul 10
Kristin McNealus posted a blog post

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Since fitness trackers don’t work for people with limited mobility, or for people who use power chairs, here is a way to keep motivated! Just enter the minutes of exercise, and earn points toward prizes! There are bonus points for working out more…See More
Jul 6
Paula Reyes left a comment for Rodolfo
"Hi how are you hope everything is going good with you sorry I haven't been in touch I been sick but better now..hope your coming to the meeting.."
Jun 29
Profile IconJavier Riba, Mike W, joanne paul and 1 more joined Pushrim
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Ron Ziebell liked Catherine's group Cats - The purrrfect Companion
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Ron Ziebell updated their profile
Jun 19
Salvador Hernandez left a comment for Ray
"hi Ray hope all is well need advise I have 2 chairs that we're Salvadors one is not in the best condition. but I don't kno if some parts u guys could us to help any body in need.. pls let me know thank u"
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"Thanks guys! How do I post my profile pic?"
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Posted by Kristin McNealus on July 6, 2017 at 9:07pm 0 Comments

Since fitness trackers don’t work for people with limited mobility, or for people who use power chairs, here is a way to keep motivated! Just enter the minutes of exercise, and earn points toward prizes! There are bonus points for working out more than 20 days in a month!

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https://youtu.be/I3QFtZE84Bw

2017 Los Angeles Abilities Expo Recap

Posted by Richard Bell on May 13, 2017 at 8:46am 0 Comments

 Quick recap of some of the vendors and equipment that was available at the 2017 Abilities Expo. Pushrim would like to thank everyone that took the time to work with us and that visited our booth.

Hi every one hope all of you are having a awesome new year .i have been off line for  a while I have had lots of things going on in my life not bad but great things I'm trying to get a group meetings…

Posted by Paula Reyes on March 26, 2017 at 6:07pm 0 Comments

Hi every one hope all of you are having a awesome new year .i have been off line for  a while I have had lots of things going on in my life not bad but great things I'm trying to get a group meetings going on in Bakersfield we really need one and I have 2 beautiful  grandchildren boy and a girl  and I feel awesome to be a grandma and to top it off I finally got my new home this year started out blessed god is good amen... well let me how your year is going.......

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Podcast episode 56 - Aaron Baker C O R E

Posted by Richard Bell on March 1, 2017 at 3:00pm 2 Comments

 in this episode Aaron shares his story, and talk to us about the importance of physical health.

Online compensated online survey

Posted by Ray on February 9, 2017 at 8:34pm 0 Comments

Shapiro+Raj, an independent market research company, is conducting an online, compensated market research survey for disability management. The study is an 18-minute online survey with a $20 Visa gift card as compensation for those who complete the survey.



As always, this is for research purposes only. All information gathered will remain confidential. Our research is opinion-based, and we follow the de-identification standard under HIPAA, as well as other security and privacy… Continue

Episode 55 - Chelsie Hill and the e.p.i.c. Project

Posted by Richard Bell on January 27, 2017 at 1:17pm 0 Comments

In this episode we talked to Chelsie again about all of the interesting things she's involved with.

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Exercise regimen

Started by Matt Wells in Care. Last reply by Ray Apr 10. 1 Reply

I wanted to see what everyone had to say about exercise regimens. I'm an incomplete C6 C7 and while I maintain some use of my arms and legs I deal with chronic pain. After my injury I gained about 30 pounds and since I've dropped about 20- 25.I'm…Continue

New RibGrips Handrims - Pushrims

Started by Brandon Handel in Equipment. Last reply by peter devlin Mar 2. 1 Reply

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

Tags: Wheelchair, Pushrims, Handrims, #RibGrips

soulutions?

Started by BEN DARBY in Life Jan 2. 0 Replies

Im sure Im not alone when it comes to my Challenges in life ,but I haven't talked to or heard of many or any with my so called issues. First of all I was a carpenter for 30 plus years before being hit while ridding my motorcycle. I thought for sure…Continue

Normacol Plus

Started by Michael Buis in Care Nov 11, 2016. 0 Replies

Just a warning for those who are using this for BP don't ever forget to drink enough water like I did 2 weeks ago. Messed me up with impaction in ascending colon and may have done some other damage as I have been unable to get back to my regular…Continue

What cured my pain?

Started by Mike Tullos in Pain. Last reply by Mike Tullos Sep 29, 2016. 6 Replies

Hi.  My name is Mike.  I was injured from a fall in 2009 and became an L1 complete.  Many of you know the type of pain that comes with this type of injury.(Nerve pain, burning, shoulders.......)  For years I have tried several different types of…Continue

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Pushrims for Quads?

Started by DEAN RAGONE in Equipment. Last reply by Brandon Handel Jun 16, 2016. 30 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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The Spinal Cord Injury Zone

New wheelchair provides opportunities for quadriplegic hunter

The nonprofit Independence Fund gave Nels Hadden an all-terrain wheelchair Tuesday. Nels Hadden may not be able to move his arms or legs, but he can still take down a deer with a crossbow. There’s no magic spell or use of the Force, just the power of technology that lets quadriplegic men and women do… Continue Reading »

Iowa Boy’s Inspirational Showing Draws A Standing Ovation At The National Junior Angus Show

Alec Gotto was just a few weeks old when he was diagnosed with transverse myelitis, a syndrome that causes spine inflamation and makes movement of the legs and arms extremely difficult. The young boy from the small town (and my hometown) of Dyersville, Iowa didn’t let it slow him down. With his boots tucked into… Continue Reading »

About Spinal Cord Injury

Anna Hopson’s PowerPoint presentation and interactive online lesson about spinal cord injury. Anna covers everything related to spinal cord injuries in this 35 minute Microsoft Office Mix Presentation.

Asterias Biotherapeutics Receives FDA Clearance to Enroll C-4 Patients in SCiStar Study

Ability to enroll patients with second most common cervical spinal cord injury broadens eligible population for SCiStar study and future trials FREMONT, Calif., July 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Asterias Biotherapeutics, Inc. (NYSE MKT: AST), a biotechnology company pioneering the field of regenerative medicine, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted… Continue Reading »

Disabled Veterans Using Rowing To Push Forward

Disabled veterans David Graham and John Fay would like to use their stories as an example to others facing disabilities or hardships in life, that the key is to keep pushing forward. (CBSDFW.COM) – John Fay admits he had never heard of rowing two years ago when he took up the sport. Serving in the… Continue Reading »
 
 
 

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