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Day On The Lake – Valley Medical Center Event

Our Spinal Cord Injury Lifestyle Specialist recently made a road trip up the coast of California, from Los Angeles to the Santa Clara Valley for a very special event. The Santa Clara Valley Medical Center was the host for the first annual, adaptive water sports event "Day On The Lake."

Aaron Baker
wheelchair transfers

Avoiding Injury: How to Mindfully Move with a Spinal Cord Injury

Avoiding injury is a goal of mine. I have come to understand that I must be vigilant and diligent with how I move and treat my body to prevent additional injury.

Aaron Baker
spinal cord injury

Living with Spinal Cord Injury: Emergency Preparedness

Emergency preparedness for a natural disaster is smart for anyone but it’s extraordinarily important if you’re living with a spinal cord injury.

Aaron Baker
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New Spinal Cord Injury Best Advice: Pave Your Own Path

If your journey through life with a spinal cord injury is just beginning, you’ve got a lot on your plate. My one piece of advice to a newly injured person is to cultivate the courage to pave your own path to recovery and live the life you want.

Arash Bayatmakou
using a wheelchair in Dallas

Mobility in the City: Dallas – Aaron Baker, Spinal Cord Injury Lifestyle Specialist

In this video about using a wheelchair in Dallas, Texas, Aaron checks out the Perot Museum and the Deep Ellum neighborhood before heading to AT&T Stadium.

Aimee Sharp
spinal cord injury

Discovering New Abilities After Spinal Cord Injury

Unpredictability and unknowns are simply a part of life after spinal cord injury. Although I can’t yet do everything I did before, I’m constantly pushing my limits and discovering new abilities.

Arash Bayatmakou
spinal cord injury

Spinal Cord Injury: Taking Recovery into My Own Hands

I took my spinal cord injury recovery into my own hands the moment I left the hospital. As a result my recovery was completely unlike doctors' expectations.

Arash Bayatmakou
using a wheelchair in Houston

Mobility in the City: Houston – Aaron Baker, Spinal Cord Injury Lifestyle Specialist

In this video about using a wheelchair in Houston, Texas, Aaron rolls the Houston Zoo before heading south to the Johnson Space Center.

Aimee Sharp
Wings for Life

Aaron Baker Voted Onto The Board Of Directors of Wings for Life

Read this press release from Wings for Life, a spinal cord injury research foundation, about their newest board member, Aaron Baker.

Aimee Sharp
Thermoregulation

Temperature Roller Coaster: The Ups & Downs Of Thermoregulation

Extreme temperature swings and difficulty with thermoregulation are common after a spinal cord injury. Here are some tips for staying warm (or cool).

Aaron Baker
Nutrition: Recipe for Success in Wound Healing Webinar: December 12
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