Axons carry your thoughts (brain signals) through the cord to other neurons and eventually on to your muscles. Broken axons are why people stay paralyzed.
As kids, hearing, “Supper’s ready!” was music to our ears. As adults with disabilities, the thought of pulling together a healthy dinner each night is much less harmonious.
College is a time for experimenting, right? I had always wondered, so I thought that I would give it a try.
It just got a whole lot easier to enjoy the great outdoors with the launch of Bay Area Outreach and Recreation Program‘s new website.
My husband and I are traveling over Snoqualmie Pass on our way from Tacoma to Leavenworth. I know we’ve arrived at our destination when I see the ubiquitous Bavarian storefronts against the backdrop of snow-capped mountains.
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...
Retired Marine and handcyclist Leigh Sumner credits her Excy portable exercise cycle for swiftly getting her back on the road after she took a tumble.
It’s not always possible to make amends to those we hurt. But metal sculptor Jerry Diaz, 32, a T10-12 para, recently had the opportunity to tell the woman who ran him over that he’s OK, it wasn’t her fault, and it changed his life for the better.
Being a quadriplegic, there are a few things in this world that I’m just not very good at. Berry picking falls into this category.
Gawkers are the people whose minds are apparently blown by seeing a wheelchair user out in public enjoying their life, and can only respond by staring.