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Disabled Docs - Healing the Medical Model?

Wheelchair users are making it through medical school and rolling into emergency rooms, operating rooms and private practices with greater frequency.

March 2019

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New Mobility Guide to Online Dating

Rejected. Frustrated. Ghosted. Finding true love online as a wheelchair user can be a lot more complicated than simply swiping left or right

February 2019

Person of the Year

Cory Lee Woodard has become the face of accessible travel, and now he has another honor to add to his growing list: New Mobility’s 2018 Person of the Year.

January 2019

Pushing Beyond Fear

‘Doing Life’

Living a fearless life after a spinal cord injury doesn’t mean living with a lack of fear. In fact, it’s the opposite. It’s having fears and choosing to go forward despite them.

December 2018

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2018-2019 Consumer Guide

Adaptive products and adaptive lifestyles go hand in hand. Our annual Consumer Guide shows you the tech — and the techniques — for living fully on wheels.

November 2018

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Surviving Modern Rehab: A Tale of Two Injuries

Edie Perkins and Ashton Fritz both survived traumatic spinal cord injuries in the last 18 months, but their journeys to and through rehab couldn’t have been more different.

October 2018

Sole Mates

I’ve always loved shoes. Before my injury, my companions were a pair of knock-off combat boots.

The Jogger Chair

I was looking for something in between an everyday chair and a racer, easy to take out for some laps around the neighborhood …

Cut the Cleanse

While they sound quick and healthy, many short-term concoctions are actually detrimental to liver function and can make you feel worse.

Other Recent Articles

Interesting Times

“May you live in interesting times.” That was the ambiguous fortune I pulled out of a cookie after a recent Chinese dinner. I didn’t think much of it at the time, but days later, it popped into my head as I was scrolling through one of the many SCI/D forums on Facebook.

Wheel to a Salmon Run

My friend David and I are navigating a dirt trail alongside the Adams River in British Columbia on the lookout for salmon. “Just around the corner there are a bunch on a different path. I think we can get your wheelchair there,” says David. “Should be no problem.” “No problem” is a possible overstatement.

Wintertime SCI Skin Protection

Q. I’m currently tending quarter-sized burns on each knee, which I now realize happened when I was warming myself near a wood stove. Are there any online resources that list potential winter skin dangers?

Wheelchair Confidential

Fragrant Foul. The basketball arena my college played in was about a mile from my dorm. When you love basketball like I did, pushing my chair to games didn’t seem too bad. I happened to know a girl who liked basketball too.

March News

Sip-and-Puff Skiing. MTA Fall Leads To Calls For Change. Podcast on Healthy Living as SCI. Painting Houston Orange.