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I think it is normal to feel a little inferior about your disability. Many people who don’t have a disability have something (s) that causes them insecurity whether it be their looks, intelligence or their singing voice. Let’s face it, none of us are perfect. We all have shortcomings. However, I fear that many of us look at our disability and feel like we are not a whole person. That we’re unsure of how others may view us, especially in a negative,…Continue
Is there an exercise I can do to reduce my wheelchair gut? I'm a C5/6 quad from a bicycle accident four years ago. I workout six hours a week at Project Walk in Claremont plus a few hours at home on my own. My core is pretty good thanks to my specialists at PW but I still have a gut over my abs. I started twisting (like the dance) in my chair hoping it will burn off some calories. I lock my brakes, twist back and forth and then go into punching straight ahead. I do three sets of those. I…Continue
Hi Pishrim friends. I bought these Blax gloves and they just didn't work for my needs. I'm a C5/6 quad and my hands are closed. I tried them four or five times but they weren't for me. They're barely used and I paid $42.95 for them. I'm asking for $35.00. If you're interested or have questions,…Continue
I am selling 2004 Toyota Siena. It has an automatic IMS ramp that hides under the floor, so the inside of the van has room for friends, family and even camping. The ramp and the van have always worked properly increasing my independence, as I travel by myself to visit…Continue
In this episode, we sit with Ruben BARAJAS and Priti PATEL to share Casa Colina's outdoor adventure program and the Land Meets Sea Sports Camp. Enjoy :)
Hi Im in need of a room for rent,Im a 47 year old male para.I was a carpenter before my SCI.Im flexable as far as location,I have 3 vehicles so I know parking will be an issue.I would be fine renting a garage with a bath or?? I can pay around 500 a…Continue
I broke my back at the T-9 level in October, 2010. I am a complete para. I have had no pain relief since then. It only continues to get worse. It is slightly below the level of injury around T-10 and it wraps around my body like a vise. And it…Continue
Hi, my name is Ruby Boyd. I am building a website covering disability issues. I am looking for someone that knows how to write articles and would be interested in writing on a regular basis. Email me and we can discuss it further. email@example.com…Continue
Hey guys, I could really use some advice. Ever since my surgery three years ago I have been in a large, heavy duty framed folding chair as my everyday. This thing is just pretty much shot and at this point trying to adjust or fix everything would…Continue
First of all, we need to know that 20% of people with SCI's end up with diabetes due to weight control issues. Therefore, pay attention to this article I've written to help. I have lost 40 lbs on the last 10 months following these principles. I…Continue
Un Moving Four Ward: Tales and Tips For Keeping Perspective Despite Life’s Challenges is Bob’s story. Equal parts humorous, inspirational, informative, and painfully honest, Un Moving Four Ward provides ample doses of tough love, highlights the impact of a loving mother, and calls you to live the one life you’ve been given to its absolute… Continue Reading »
Adventurer Bob Bell won’t let paralysis keep him from living his life. Bob Bell is a funny, smart, inquisitive, witty guy. The kind of fellow that any guy would love to add to his real world friends list. “So what’s the deal with the Hebrew tattoo on your arm?” he’s asked. “It’s actually ‘Thy will… Continue Reading »
West Orange, NJ. August 11, 2014. Kessler Foundation has expanded its research in exoskeletal-assisted standing and walking with the addition of ReWalk, the robotic exoskeleton from ReWalk Robotics. The Foundation has been conducting exoskeletal research since October 2011, according to Gail Forrest, PT, PhD, assistant director of Human Performance & Engineering Research. “The consequences of… Continue Reading »
R.O.A.R. is a missions/ministry based organization whose purpose is to redefine limitations and empower those with disabilities to see their God-given ability through outdoor activities. R.O.A.R. seeks to educate, assist, and mediate for those with disabilities to minimize obstacles in outdoor settings and to challenge stereotypes. We intend to create opportunities for those with disabilities… Continue Reading »
This patient education program will hep you understand how spinal cord injuries are caused and their treatment options. This program will also give you some tips on how to prevent spinal cord injuries.