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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
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
INVACARE / Hideaway Undermount Wheel Locks (HUMW)RT 9153647739 Part# 1093376 and LT 9153647740 / Part # 1093377 - (brackets not included) Paid $145 each .. Selling for $190.00 for the pair. Text if interested(818) two six eight — 7117Continue
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
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
A rehabilitation gym at the Kennedy Krieger Institute was once a play space for Morgan Dunnigan and Grace Meek. Despite the seriousness of their spinal cord injuries, the girls, then 6 and 7, squirted water at their doctors and visitors with syringes. They “raced” during balancing exercises. They even had Grace’s father’s toenails painted. So… Continue Reading »
Fitness trackers routinely measure physical activity such as running and cycling and encourage people to stand up and walk around throughout the day. But if you’re in a wheelchair, you’re out of luck. Apple wants to change that with an upcoming Apple Watch feature announced Monday. Instead of standing breaks, people in wheelchairs will be… Continue Reading »
A research team in Spain has developed the world’s first exoskeleton prototype to help disabled children learn how to walk and sustain mobility. The exoskeleton comes with long support rods that adjust to the legs and torso of a child with spinal muscular atrophy, or SMA. The prototype, which weighs 26 pounds and cost $56,000… Continue Reading »
Dr. Arthur L. Jenkins, III MD FACS giving a TED-style talk at the NY Symposium on Neurological Emergencies and Neurocritical Care. Dr. Jenkins discusses the scope and costs of the impact of spinal cord injury on society, summarizes the current state of art for treatment, and the need to radically alter the way clinical trials… Continue Reading »
THIELLS, NY (News 12 Hudson Valley) – A history teacher in New York has returned to the classroom after a surfing accident left him a quadriplegic. Some people say Bill Keenan had every excuse to curl up in a ball and be defined by his injury. And that’s what could have happened to the Army veteran, athlete… Continue Reading »