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Listed are disability products and services in Connecticut that can improve the quality of life and personal independence of persons living with a spinal cord injury or disease. Click through to view the details of any listing and to find contact information.


Connecticut Spinal Cord Injury Association – A Chapter Of United Spinal Association

2018-07-11T17:06:11+00:00Categories: All Chapters, Chapters in Connecticut, Connecticut, Disability Products & Services|Tags: , |

The Spinal Cord Injury Association of Connecticut (SCIACT), a chapter of United Spinal is a group of individuals that join together with the hopes of improving the lives of people who have been affected by a spinal related injury or disease within the state of Connecticut.

Mount Sinai Rehabilitation Hospital

2018-07-11T17:08:14+00:00Categories: Connecticut, Disability Products & Services|Tags: |

Mount Sinai Rehabilitation Hospital offers a nationally recognized staff of rehabilitation specialists in physical and occupational therapy, physiatry, neurology, neuropsychology, orthopedics, otolaryngology, and speech pathology is equipped to provide you with every service needed.

Gaylord Hospital – New England Regional Spinal Cord Injury Center

2018-07-11T17:10:29+00:00Categories: Connecticut, Disability Products & Services|Tags: |

Gaylord Hospital's Spinal Cord Injury program focuses on the recovery and rehabilitation of people who have experienced spinal cord dysfunction from trauma or disease.

Summit Xpress Medical Supply – Urology, Incontinence & Home Supplies

2018-07-11T17:10:40+00:00Categories: 1 Nationwide, Connecticut, Disability Products & Services|Tags: |

Summit Xpress Medical Supply has been serving the community since 2010. We are a direct to patient provider that is Medicare Accredited through ACHC. We provide the convenience of ordering online but provide the customers with the service a mom and pop supplier.

Power Access Corporation – Residential & Commercial Automatic Door Openers

2018-07-11T17:11:28+00:00Categories: 1 Nationwide, Connecticut, Disability Products & Services|Tags: |

For over thirty years, Power Access has manufactured automatic door openers and related door controls to help those handicapped and others who need assistance through doors with side hinges.

Spinal Cord Injury

Spinal cord injury can result in paralysis of the muscles used for breathing; paralysis and/or loss of feeling in all or some of the trunk, arms, and legs; weakness; numbness; loss of bowel and bladder control; and numerous secondary conditions including respiratory problems, pressure sores, and sometimes fatal spikes in blood pressure. Approximately 12,000 new spinal cord injuries occur in the U.S. each year. A majority of injuries occur from motor vehicle accidents, falls, work-related accidents, sports injuries, and penetrations such as stab or gunshot wounds.

Our Membership Community

Our membership community provides a lifeline for many individuals that are focused on regaining their independence and improving their quality of life––whether they are leaving rehab after sustaining a spinal cord injury, learning to live with symptoms of a spinal cord disorder, or have spent years of frustration coping with disability. We provide members guidance and resources on a variety of topics they are passionate about, such as employment, affordable housing, transportation, health care, home- and community-based independent living, education, peer support, and leisure and recreation.
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