About Bob Vogel

A wheelchair user since 1985, Bob Vogel is an adventurer at heart and has written about experiences ranging from scuba diving to hang gliding. He works from his Loomis, Calif., home where he is on his greatest and most rewarding adventure yet, being a dad to his 12-year-old daughter, Sarah, with the help of Schatzie, his German Shepherd service dog.

December 2018

Girdlestone Surgery for Hip Complications

By |2018-12-01T09:22:24+00:00December 1st, 2018|

Q. I’m 35, T8 paraplegic, and I’ve been having severe spasticity in my leg. It feels as if my sitting posture has become crooked. A set of X-rays show that my hip is chronically dislocated. My doctor recommended getting a Girdlestone procedure...

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March 2018

Guidelines and Options for Indwelling Catheter Users

By |2018-04-02T10:41:27+00:00March 1st, 2018|

Q. At a recent SCI support meeting, I heard that long term use of an indwelling catheter causes permanent bladder shrinkage and that bladder spasms makes this worse. The discussion also brought up two equipment options. What can you tell me about these two products?

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