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7-Year-Old Defies Expectations and Dances After Car Accident Shatters His Spine

By Rose Minutaglio, originally published by People.com - Learn more about Bruce Mansy and how he is learning how to walk again after a car accident.

Aimee Sharp
Travel with a Spinal Cord Injury

Video: Air Travel with a Spinal Cord Injury

Aaron Baker, Shield HealthCare's Spinal Cord Injury Lifestyle Specialist, takes on his trip, from the airport to his bulkhead seat.

Aaron Baker
Neurogenic Bladder

Managing My Neurogenic Bladder

Learning to manage a neurogenic bladder and it’s erratic function can prove to be one of the biggest challenges of recovery from a spinal cord injury.

Aaron Baker
self-catheterization travel kits

How to Safely Catheterize in a Public Restroom | Ask Aaron

I have a trip coming up and I am having trouble envisioning how I can safely and hygienically self-catheterize in a typical men’s restroom stall.

Aaron Baker
Spastic Paralysis Spinal Cord Injury

Spasticity & Spasms: Part 2 – How I Manage My Possessed Body

The key to any long-term management plan of spasticity is the need for movement or stretching, & the ongoing management & understanding of trigger factors.

Aaron Baker
Travel with a Wheelchair

Preparing for Air Travel with a Wheelchair

Aaron Baker summarizes the main components in his travel preparations, sharing with the steps he takes when preparing to travel with a wheelchair.

Aaron Baker
Spastic Paralysis Spinal Cord Injury

Spasticity & Spasms: Part 1 – Insight Into My Spastic Paralysis

In this first part of a two part article, Aaron Baker, who has had a spinal cord injury for over 17 years describes spasticity, spasms, tone and clonus.

Aaron Baker
MedStar NRH Adaptive Sports and Fitness Program

Washington D.C.-Area Gym Offers Free Treatment to Injured, Disabled

The MedStar NRH Adaptive Sports and Fitness Program offers free classes, sports conditioning and adaptive sports designed for the injured or disabled.

Brooke Phillips

New Year – New Goals!

Because of my spinal cord injury, my body is consistently inconsistent. If consistency is the key to completing new objectives, how do I reach my goals?

Aaron Baker
using a wheelchair in los angeles

Mobility in the City Video: Los Angeles – with Aaron Baker, Spinal Cord Injury Lifestyle Specialist

In this video about using a wheelchair in Los Angeles, Aaron explores the public transportation scene by heading all over town.

Aaron Baker
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I have a trip coming up and I am having trouble envisioning how I can safely and hygienically self-catheterize in a typical men’s restroom stall.
John
Travel can be intimidating with all the unknown variables, especially when it comes to using bathroom facilities that may be less accessible, unkept and under equipped. My best defense against this is a strong offense, meaning preparation!

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