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Tools: Assistive Technology to Live Well with a Spinal Cord Injury

Aaron Baker
Spinal Cord Injury Lifestyle Specialist | Shield HealthCare
04/09/19  3:00 PM PST
Assistive Technology

Assistive technology is a catch-all term that applies to products, equipment and systems that enhance working and daily living for people with different ability levels. Assistive technology helps people who have difficulty speaking, typing, writing, walking, and many other things. It includes everything from special-purpose computers, smartphones and smart homes to wheelchairs, and modified tools for the kitchen.

Scroll through this section to get an insight into the products that are available specifically for people with spinal cord injuries.

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I have c6 injury and I have lots of spasm in my whole body. What can you suggest to help?
I have found that consistent stretching, light exercise, plenty of water, quality food and rest all affect my spasticity.


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