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Sick Happens: Spinal Cord Injury and the Common Cold

Twenty years post spinal cord injury, Aaron has learned to distinguish the precursors of a common bug and how to homeopathically fortify his immune system.

Aaron Baker
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Mobility in the City Video: Cincinnati, OH – Aaron Baker, Spinal Cord Injury Lifestyle Specialist

In this video, Spinal Cord Injury Lifestyle Specialist Aaron Baker takes Cincinnati, OH, by wheelchair, exploring the public transportation scene.

Stephanie Struyck Elgin
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Mobility in the City Video: Columbus, OH – Aaron Baker, Spinal Cord Injury Lifestyle Specialist

In this video, you'll find Aaron using a wheelchair in Columbus, OH, and exploring the public transportation scene.

Stephanie Struyck Elgin
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Holiday Travel: A Few Tips for the Busiest Time of the Year

Traveling can be stressful, especially during the holidays, but there are a few helpful tips that can ease the stress when traveling by airplane and/or car.

Aaron Baker
Acute Phase

After a Spinal Cord Injury: Acute Phase

Learn more about the acute phase of a spinal cord injury, and find tips on what you can do to create an optimal healing environment.

Aaron Baker
Family and Friends

Life with a Spinal Cord Injury: Family and Friends

Injuries do not only happen to those with the diagnosis. It has a ripple effect on our family and friends and, later, our caregivers.

Aaron Baker
Living with a Spinal Cord Injury

Living with a Spinal Cord Injury

Whether you have been living with a spinal cord injury for weeks, years, or even decades, there is always something new to learn.

Aimee Sharp
Bladder with a Spinal Cord Injury

Natural Bodily Functions – Bowel & Bladder with a Spinal Cord Injury

The most basic human body functions remain the main focus of each day. Learn more about the functioning of both bowel and bladder with a spinal cord injury.

Aaron Baker
Bowel Issues

Bowel Issues with a Spinal Cord Injury

The muscles of the rectum, sphincters and pelvic floor can be affected by spasticity or flaccidity, which can create bowel issues for the injured.

Aimee Sharp
Bladder Issues

Bladder Issues with a Spinal Cord Injury

After a spinal cord injury, bladder issues need to be addressed. One of the issues can be a disruption of the connection between the brain and the bladder.

Aimee Sharp
Aging in Place: Tips for a Safe, Accessible Home Environment:  January 22
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I have c6 injury and I have lots of spasm in my whole body. What can you suggest to help?
Rahul
I have found that consistent stretching, light exercise, plenty of water, quality food and rest all affect my spasticity.