People with spinal cord injury are more likely than the general population to have health problems related to weight gain, changes in cholesterol, and high blood sugar.
Fitness equipment for wheelchair users can really help with the task of staying in shape, even with a spinal cord injury or paralysis.
The tragic death of Malaysia Goodson, who fell down a flight of subway steps holding her 1-year old child, brought out politicians and media, as well as disabled activists, clamoring for more subway elevators.
Since being shot 12 years ago, Christopher Johnson has learned to focus on solutions and be comfortable in situations where others might be uneasy. Those skills have helped him become a successful real estate agent, medical dispatcher and a leader of the Greater Boston Chapter of United Spinal Association.
Winter weather wheelchair tips are not for everyone. They’re for those wheelchair users whose destiny didn’t include a nice warm corner of the world.
Bill Fertig, United Spinal’s Resource Center Director Elected to Executive Council of North American Spinal Cord Injury Consortium
Bill Fertig was recently elected to the Executive Council of the NASCIC which brings about unified achievements in research, care, cure and policy by supporting collaborative efforts across the spinal cord injury community.
United Spinal Association is pleased to announce the appointment of Danielle Corazza, an experienced military and veteran advocate, as the new vice president of its VetsFirst program.
Katie Smith has traveled the U.S. and the world, tried most adaptive sports, advocated for international disability inclusion and, most recently, began serving as the chapter leader for the Western Pennsylvania Chapter of United Spinal.
The Executive Council of the North American Spinal Cord Injury Consortium has been asked to provide input from our spinal cord injured community to help chart the future of funding for spinal cord injury (SCI) research in the next decade.
The ADA Education and Reform Act of 2017 limits the ability of people with disabilities to enforce their rights to access places of public accommodation.