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SCI Workout Consideration #1 - Thermoregulation

Maintaining a safe and consistent core body temperature is critical for our bodies to function properly. In general, the human body is very effective at maintaining a safe internal temperature because it has a series of involuntary mechanisms to regulate temperature.   544 more words

Individuals & Families

The World of Disabilities in Relationships

As Codi Darnell relates, when you’re confined to a wheelchair after a spinal cord injury, sometimes it’s others’ prejudices and preconceived notions that present the greatest challenge.

Family

The Top 6 Considerations for a Safe and Effective SCI Workout - Introduction

September is Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) Awareness month.  As the month comes to a close, we will focus on the importance of exercise for individuals with SCI and take a look at 6 common conditions to be aware of when exercising to stay safe during your workout. 289 more words

Individuals & Families

Let's start from the beginning.

As a young teenager, I was an avid volleyball player, had a solid group of friends that I enjoyed spending time with, and had big dreams for a bright and successful future; I’d graduate high school, go to college, have a great 9-5 job, get married, have a family … you know, the way you… 1,125 more words

Accident

Feature in Base Camp Magazine

I am always astonished by the people who happen to stumble across my blog. One such person was Cass Légér, the Editor of Base Camp Magazine… 208 more words

Spinal Cord Injury

DIY med marijuana CBD gel topical

Yes we are geeks, and yes you can do this yourself.
Here’s a page from Leafly on how to do this from scratch.

One quick n dirty recipe for making CBD topical  from the Green Mountain CBD edible salve ( 600 mg / 30 ml, $30 so far): 40 more words

Medical Marijuana

UCLA scientists begin a journey to restore the sense of touch in paralyzed patients

Yesterday, CIRM-funded scientists at UCLA published an interesting study that sheds light on the development of sensory neurons, a type of nerve cell that is damaged in patients with spinal cord injury. 719 more words

Stem Cell Research