Monthly Archive: August 2019

multiple sclerosis

The Mysterious Roots of Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple Sclerosis, meaning multiple areas of scarring, is a disease of the central nervous system (brain, spinal cord, and optic nerves).

Sarah Sanchez, NDTR

When Work/Life Balance Doesn’t Work

Someday, maybe, the pendulum will swing back and I will find the perfect scenario that gives me the outlet I desire and the flexibility my family requires.

Alethea Mshar

Understanding Recent Changes to the Nutrition Facts Label

The FDA has mandated a nutrition facts label update by July 2021. This will be the first update since nutrition labels were first introduced in 1994.

Sarah Sanchez, NDTR
Travel with a Spinal Cord Injury

Travel with a Spinal Cord Injury

It is time to remove physical barriers and explore! Here we offer free access to expand your knowledge about how to travel with a spinal cord injury.

Aaron Baker
Mobility in the City

Mobility in the City Video Series

Aaron Baker explores mobility in the city by visiting US cities to see how accessible their public transportation and tourist destinations are.

Aaron Baker
Spinal Cord Injury Questions

Spinal Cord Injury Questions and Answers with Aaron Baker

Aaron Baker, Spinal Cord Injury Lifestyle Specialist, answers spinal cord injury questions and candidly discusses tips regarding rehabilitation and more.

Aimee Sharp
Spastic Body

Dealing with a Spastic Body | Ask Aaron

Check out Rahul’s question to Aaron Baker, our Spinal Cord Injury Lifestyle Specialist, about how to combat having a spastic body: Aaron: I have c6 injury in March 2016 and right now I have lots of spasm in my whole body spastic body. Am taking 60mg Baclofan tablet but there it’s not doing anything. The… Continue reading Dealing with a Spastic Body | Ask Aaron

Aaron Baker

I Made Myself an IEP

So when I begin to hug my coffee tighter and fret over the future, this is my own goal, a personal IEP for Mom: I will...

Jamie Sumner
Spinal Cord Injury Community

Meet Our Spinal Cord Injury Community

Shield HealthCare's spinal cord injury community is made up of wonderful individuals. We have curated an extensive perspective of living with SCI.

Aaron Baker

A Parent’s Cheat Sheet to the August Jitters

Going back to school after a two month break can be overwhelming for any child. Use these strategies to be able to enjoy the end of the summer and the beginning of a new school year.

Dr. Liz Matheis
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