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If there was ever a good time to become paralyzed with a spinal cord injury or from some other reason, this may be it. Paralysis itself is never good of course, under any circumstances, but the timing happens to be right when it comes to counteracting the damage that causes paralysis. Newly injured individuals today are being treated by a generation of ... more...
Posted by Michael Collins on Life After Paralysis May 21, 2015 2:19 PM EDT
Do you have questions about: - Chronic pain - Getting second opinions on treatment - How a wheelchair should fit your body - Or another topic related to managing your health while living with paralysis? Then, Ask Nurse Linda . Make sure to tune in for her next webchat on Wednesday, May 27 at 3:00 pm ET. Linda Schultz, PhD, CRRN, aka Nurse Linda, is a leader, ... more...
Posted by Community Admin on Daily Dose May 21, 2015 9:00 AM EDT
May marks American Stroke Month for Stroke Awareness. Stroke , which paralyzes 1.6 million Americans, is the leading cause of paralysis , with spinal cord injury a close second. The most common risk factors for a stroke are hypertension, heart disease, diabetes, and cigarette smoking. However, secondary conditions from living with a spinal cord ... more...
Posted by Community Admin on Daily Dose May 20, 2015 1:49 PM EDT

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