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using a wheelchair in san francisco

Mobility in the City Video: San Francisco – with Aaron Baker, Spinal Cord Injury 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.

Aaron Baker
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.

Aaron Baker
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
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
Webinar: Practical Tips for Medication Management
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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