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Franklin Elieh is now a member of Pushrim
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Melodie Malone is now a member of Pushrim
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Allen Scarpetti replied to Richard Bell's discussion FOR SALE - SCIFIT Pro2 Recumbent Bike w/ Swivel Seat
"Richard, do you still have the recumbent bike? If so, where is it located?"
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About me

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…See More
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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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Dashboard

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!

Check it out!
https://youtu.be/I3QFtZE84Bw

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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

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Accessible Hunter

Information regarding hunting/outdoor recreation with a significant disability. Using adaptive equipment to enable and empower individuals in the great outdoors. Together we are able to be successful is our shared passion. We believe the outdoors should be accessible to EVERYONE regardless of their physical ability. Inclusion in outdoor activities is our core belief. To truly live,… Continue Reading »

Neuroprosthetic Enables Tetraplegic Patient to Walk

A tetraplegic is one who has suffered partial or total loss of use of all four limbs and torso. Each year, it is estimated that 250,000 to 500,000 people worldwide suffer a spinal cord injury, and that 59 percent of those living with the injury are tetraplegic—experiencing the total loss of use of all four… Continue Reading »

Accessible Hunter creator inspires others to get back into the woods

It was, for Greg Traynor, a moment of revelation. It was autumn, his favorite time of year. And he was in the woods, archery hunting, his most cherished outdoor activity among many. The sun was shining on his face, the leaves were a fiery mix of reds and golds and oranges, turkeys and squirrels and… Continue Reading »

Kansas man creating custom Halloween costumes for kids in wheelchairs

OLATHE, Kan. (KAKE) -A Kansas nonprofit is again going above and beyond for kids in wheelchairs this Halloween by creating custom costumes.WDAF reports Walkin’ and Rollin’s over-the-top designs stop people in their tracks. One of their latest was for an 11-year-old Kansas City Chiefs fan from Eudora. John Pittman now gets to cheer on his favorite… Continue Reading »

Model in wheelchair shares what it meant to be a part of New York Bridal Fashion Week

“To now be a part of this representation is really beautiful and overwhelming because I craved it so much when I was little.” All eyes were on the stunning wedding dresses at New York Bridal Fashion Week, but there was one special moment that stole the show. Bri Scalesse, a model who uses a wheelchair,… Continue Reading »
 
 
 

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