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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 Disability

Video: Air Travel with a Spinal Cord Injury

Aaron Baker, Shield HealthCare's Spinal Cord Injury Lifestyle Specialist, takes on his trip. Learn how to travel with a disability.

Aaron Baker
Neurogenic Bladder

Managing My Neurogenic Bladder

Learning to manage a neurogenic bladder and its 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

In this question for our Spinal Cord Injury Lifestyle Specialist, John wants to know about how to use a self-catheter kit in a public restroom.

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
Free Treatment to Injured

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

The MedStar NRH Adaptive Sports and Fitness Program offers free treatment to injured along with sports conditioning and adaptive sports.

Brooke Phillips, CWCMS

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, SCI 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
Webinar: Pressure Injury Staging Made Easy Webinar
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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