December 2018

‘Doing Life’: Pushing Beyond Fear

By |2018-12-03T10:02:39+00:00December 1st, 2018|

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. Kenny Salvini talks with other wheelers about how doing life post-SCI requires a special kind of fearlessness tailored for the unique challenges we face.

November 2018

October 2018

Surviving Modern Rehab: A Tale of Two Injuries

By |2018-10-02T11:09:18+00:00October 1st, 2018|

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. Sam Maddox shares their stories and writes about the tough decisions and often harsh realities facing the newest members of the SCI club.

September 2018

August 2018

Parenting from a Wheelchair: Year One of the Ewan Experience

By |2018-08-02T14:49:04+00:00August 1st, 2018|

Kids grow up fast, and whether parents use a wheelchair or not, they need all the help they can get to keep up. Seth McBride, Stephanie Arrache and Teal Sherer break down the early years of raising children and share how they — and their kids — have adapted to parenting with a wheelchair.

July 2018

Celebrating Tim

By |2018-07-02T11:21:33+00:00July 2nd, 2018|

For almost a generation, New Mobility has been guided by our beloved editor, Tim Gilmer. And now, as he retires, it is time to bid him farewell — although we trust he will not go far. This month is dedicated to Tim, from tributes by staff and freelancers to excerpts of a few of his greatest articles.

June 2018

Eric Howk. The Man

By |2018-05-31T16:31:51+00:00June 1st, 2018|

Eric Howk just won a Grammy. His band, Portugal. The Man, has two of the biggest hits of the year. And he is living his dream touring the world and playing guitar. Ian Ruder sat down with Howk to find out what it’s like being one of the most visible wheelchair-using musicians in the world, what life is like on the road and what went on behind the scenes at the Grammys.

May 2018

Nature’s Sublime Wonderlands: Grand Teton & Yellowstone National Parks

By |2018-04-27T15:35:38+00:00May 1st, 2018|

Ian Ruder wore out the tires on his power chair to see how Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks rate when it comes to accessibility. He left wanting more of the beauty, more of the serenity and — bummer — better access.

April 2018

March 2018

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