When it comes to recovering from a spinal cord injury, doctors used to say there was no hope at all. But that is no longer the case, and gait training – the therapy treatment that suspends you in the air and helps you walk – surely proves this point.
Nearly every major rehab spinal cord injury facility now either has gait training or is trying hard to get the program going; that is how beneficial this treatment is. Creating new neural connections, preventing osteoporosis, increasing blood flow and more, the benefits are huge. For a quick look at gait training, read our post.
She’s a Harley girl, the first reporter in a wheelchair in the city of Miami, and is the world’s first female paraplegic to fly solo.
Oh and she’s a producer in Hollywood too (she’s produced Intervention). Read this entry
He broke his neck, but this is no sob story. There are a million reasons to love Eric Legrand: His tenacity, his determination to not stay hidden away. He shows everyone with a new spinal cord injury just how it’s done.
And still very much paralyzed, he just signed with the Tampa Bay Bucs last week (yes you read that right). Read this entry
Talk Sex with Sue Johanson reviews a disability sex chair. Also, watch a 2 min video on feeling guilt & full sensation (felt by the AB partner). Read this post
High water pressure is proving to temporarily increase sensation and mobility in people with SCI. Where’s my diving suit? Read this blog