Tag: Spinal Cord Injury

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Alaina Overcomes Spinal Stroke to Help Others

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MTG Eagle Board for Quadriplegic Self-Catheterizing

If you have a spinal cord injury that has left you with limited hand dexterity, you may be looking for a way to gain back some of your independence and take over your cathing routine yourself. The new MTG Eagle™ Board may be just what you need. Get the scoop from guest blogger and Eagle™ Board-user Mason Ellis.

180 Medical Honors Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Month

September is National Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Month. Spinal cord injuries can be life-altering and sometimes devastating, especially at first. But there is hope after injury! Learn more and share to spread awareness!

Discovering New Possibilities at Tricia Downing’s Camp Discovery

Tricia Downing was determined not to let her spinal cord injury stop her from enjoying the sports and physical activities she loved all her life. Find out more about Tricia’s story and the amazing camp she founded just for women with disabilities.

Beating Spinal Cord Injury One Day at a Time: Mason Ellis’s Story

Mason could never have foreseen how his life would be completely different after he became a quadriplegic after a serious car accident. But he’s been determined from the start to not let it beat him. Find out more about him and the ways he is changing others’ lives!

Making Dreams Come True After Spinal Cord Injury: Jen Goodwin’s Continuing Story

Jen Goodwin’s life was forever altered by a boating accident that left her quadriplegic, but she was determined not to let her spinal cord injury be an obstacle to her life goals. Find out more about her life since rehabilitation therapy and the goals she has achieved in Part Two of our two-part blog series.

Determined Spirit: Jen Goodwin’s Story of Life After Her Spinal Cord Injury

Jen Goodwin’s life changed in the blink of an eye when she sustained a serious spinal cord injury on a neighbor’s boat. Learn about her path to recovery and her determined spirit in Part One of a two-part series of blog posts.

The Importance of Seeing a Urologist

If you use catheters or live with a spinal cord injury, it may be a good idea for you to see a urological specialist at least once a year. Learn why this is crucial, as well as potential risk factors for bladder conditions, in our latest blog.

8 Tips for Adapting After a Spinal Cord Injury

Bill, one of our long-time employees who has lived with a spinal cord injury for nearly three decades, share his advice and tips for those new to life as a person with a spinal cord injury. Find out more and get resources with his latest blog.

A Look at National Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Month

September is National Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Month. It’s important to know about spinal cord injuries as well as the life-changing effects they can have on those living with SCI every day. Find out more!

Closed System Catheters Can Help Those Adjusting to Life in a Wheelchair

Are you new to life in a wheelchair? If you experience frequent UTIs or are just looking for an easier way to self-catheterize, check out our latest blog about closed system catheters.

A Milestone in Achieving Independence as a Quadriplegic

Our employee Bill shares a particularly big challenge that he learned to overcome as a quadriplegic in his latest blog.