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Injury Anniversary

Injury Anniversary

This year, Aaron Baker celebrated 18 years of living with a spinal cord injury. He's come to enjoy the anniversaries, but reflects on the dark years past.

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Maintaining a Positive Attitude

Maintaining a Positive Attitude | Ask Aaron

Aaron Baker, Shield HealthCare's Spinal Cord Injury Lifestyle Specialist, answers a question from a woman with MS about maintaining a positive attitude.

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using a wheelchair in san francisco

Mobility in the City Video: San Francisco – with Aaron Baker, SCI Lifestyle Specialist

In this video about using a wheelchair in San Francisco and the Bay Area, Aaron uses public transportation to check out the best places.

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Wings for Life

Wings for Life World Run – Run, Walk or Roll for Spinal Cord Injury Research

Above: the start line of the Wings for Life World Run in Santa Clarita, Town Center Drive –...

Aaron Baker
repair spinal cord injuries

Discovery Offers New Hope to Repair Spinal Cord Injuries

Originally published by Gladstone Institutes. “Discovery offers new hope to repair spinal...

Aimee Sharp
Neurogenic Bowels

How I Manage My Neurogenic Bowels

In this article by our Spinal Cord Injury Lifestyle Specialist, Aaron Baker describes his guts, feelings and lifestyle around his neurogenic bowels.

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car accident

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
Webinar: Activities of Daily Living – Tips & Tricks for the Caregiver
I have progressive MS and I find it hard sometimes to have a positive attitude. How do you reach out to others?
The psychological roller coaster of life can be dramatically amplified by a physical condition like MS or spinal cord injury - no doubt! ...

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