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Wheelchair Safety: Ticks to Prevent Those Spasms

Posted October 17th, 2014 by & filed under Active, Blog, Kick Ass, Videos.

Love ‘em or hate ‘em, muscle spasms are a part of everyday life when you have a spinal cord injury. Watch how three men deal with their annoying spasms on SPINALpedia, including videos profiling a C2 quad’s arm spasms and a paraplegic who’s had it up to HERE with his legs going crazy…

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You Are Still You

Posted October 15th, 2014 by & filed under Blog, Kick Ass, Style.

I love this beauty blogger. Definition of fierceness indeedio…

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SCI Superstar: Bert Burns

Posted October 15th, 2014 by & filed under Blog, Kick Ass, Videos.

Check out SPINALpedia’s SCI Superstar this week, Bert Burns! A C7 quad, family man, businessman and Paralympian in wheelchair racing, this is the story of a determined Southern gentleman who refused to let a drunk driver’s actions take away his hopes and dreams. Go Bert!…

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SCI Superstar: Kelley Kalafatich

Posted October 7th, 2014 by & filed under Active, Blog, Kick Ass, Videos.

A whitewater adventurer who was Meryl Streep’s stunt-double in “A River Wild,” learn the truly fascinating story on SPINALpedia of Kelley Kalafatich, paralyzed by a waterborne virus while river rafting in Africa in 2007. She has been battling major neuropathic pain since her injury, but Kelley is a fighter!…

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A Lighthearted Look at the Wheelchair Stare Down

Posted October 2nd, 2014 by & filed under About, Active, Blog, Videos.

Some wheelchair-users could care less about being stared at. How do you feel on the subject?! Check out three videos from SPINALpedia profiling three exceptionally funny & VERY upbeat people with disabilities, including Madi aka “Wheelchair Barbie” on Instagram…

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SCI Superstar: Skydiver Jarrett Martin

Posted September 30th, 2014 by & filed under Active, Blog, Kick Ass, Uncategorized, Videos.

We love Jarrett Martin! A skydiving pro and T4 paraplegic from a speedflying accident in 2008, he’s back in the sky with 3,000 jumps and counting, and he’s now working as a rigger for Skydive Dubai. He also made history as the first ever paraplegic to basejump this past summer in Norway…

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Wheelchair Football American-Style, Take II

Posted September 26th, 2014 by & filed under Active, Blog, Kick Ass, Videos.

American wheelchair footballs rules! Did you know both paraplegics AND quads can play on the field at the same time? Check out SPINALpedia’s annual post on this rising sport, including a former NFLer paralyzed in a shooting, who now coaches high school football!!…

Wheelchair Safety: Ticks to Prevent Those Spasms

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Whether you’re an incomplete or a complete, spasms are a fact of life, and the options available for quelling those pesky muscle movements are slim.

We’ve uncovered three videos profiling how two quadriplegics and a paraplegic deal with their own spasms, and you might just learn a thing or two. Read this entry

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You Are Still You

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While working for my main gig nowdays at SPINALpedia.com, I came across this amazing lady is known as the Pretty Cripple. She is a beauty blogger from New York City and her style is crazy unique. I love it! I would say it’s “retro wheelchair fierce” and yes, she wins at life.

Check out her blog: Pretty Cripple

Ps. How are you doing? Have any crazy wheelchair stories to tell

- Tiffiny

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SCI Superstar: Bert Burns

Posted October 15th, 2014 by .

Check out SPINALpedia's SCI Superstar this week, Bert Burns! A C7 quad, family man, businessman and Paralympian in wheelchair racing, this is the story of
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SCI Superstar: Kelley Kalafatich

Posted October 7th, 2014 by .

A whitewater adventurer who was Meryl Streep's stunt-double in "A River Wild," learn the truly fascinating story on SPINALpedia of Kelley Kalafatich, paralyzed by a
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SCI Superstar: Skydiver Jarrett Martin

Posted September 30th, 2014 by .

We love Jarrett Martin! A skydiving pro and T4 paraplegic from a speedflying accident in 2008, he's back in the sky with 3,000 jumps and
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SCI Superstar: Jordan Bone

Posted September 24th, 2014 by .

The world's most stunning beauty blogger with paralysis, meet SPINALpedia's SCI Superstar this week - Jordan Bone from the UK! Injured 10 yrs ago while