A gunshot changed the course of his life. Wheelchair basketball helped him get back on track. Now he's helping others do the same.
The gospel of CrossFit is spreading to people with disabilities.
The concept behind Open Style Lab sounds like a spinoff of the hit fashion reality show Project Runway except all the clients are people with disabilities.
Rolling Inspiration, a San Antonio-based non-profit, now doubles as United Spinal’s San Antonio chapter. Rolling Inspiration got its start as a simple support group at a local community center in 2010.
Marjorie Williams had grown accustomed to regular calls from her medical equipment provider to check on how many catheters she had left, so when they called she didn’t think anything of it. They informed her that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services had forced them to slash the amount of catheters she received monthly.
If you have limited use of your arms or hands, eating can be a messy adventure.
Wheelchair luggage; A platform that someone could stand on behind the wheelchair; Easy to assemble shower chair.
Traditional hyperbaric oxygen treatment has been used for many years to heal wounds, help with decompression sickness and deal with infections, but what Poor and a growing number of people are turning to is a variation, often called “mild” hyperbaric oxygen therapy.
U.S. Congresswoman and wheelchair user Tammy Duckworth, a wounded combat vet, is running for the U.S. Senate. She's our champion on Capitol Hill.
What began in 1946 as a small, determined group of World War II veterans advocating for greater civil rights and independence in New York City has grown into the largest nonprofit organization dedicated to enhancing the quality of life of people living with spinal cord injuries and disorders across the country.