Tag: Mobility

Women to Watch: 5 Under 40

Ola Ojewumi, Cody Unser, Kavita Krishnaswamy, Rose Hollermann and Santina Muha may not be household names yet, but they are making big impacts in their

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Microadventures

We’d all love a fancy trip abroad, but adventure doesn’t have to be expensive or complex to be fun. The post Microadventures appeared first on

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Yard Work Adaptations

When you can’t make the world accessible, adapting equipment is your best bet to maintain your personal patch of earth. The post Yard Work Adaptations

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Lake Havasu Ultralight Fun

This kite-shaped ultralight is a great aircraft for people with limited arm mobility. The post Lake Havasu Ultralight Fun appeared first on New Mobility. from

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Stand-Up Guy Scott Liesch

Scott crisscrosses the nation trumpeting the many benefits of standing wheelchairs. “I want to get chair users up on their feet again.” The post Stand-Up

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Stand-Up Guy Scott Liesch

Scott crisscrosses the nation trumpeting the many benefits of standing wheelchairs. “I want to get chair users up on their feet again.” The post Stand-Up

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Reframed: Disruptive

It has become clear to me that we people with disabilities are disruptive by just being. The post Reframed: Disruptive appeared first on New Mobility.

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The Pros of Probiotics

At any given time, we have trillions of microbes living in our intestines. These are essential to our well-being and survival. Among many other purposes,

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- Seth McBride

3D-Printed Implants May Offer a Unique Approach for Treating Spinal Cord Injury. Dr. Phil Spawns a Disability Hashtag. Pushing the Edge of SCI Function. Seize the Oar: The Joys of Adaptive Rowing. Cut the Cleanse.

The post New Mobility’s Biweekly Newsletter – March 20, 2019 appeared first on New Mobility.

- Seth McBride

Reeve Connect! launched as a place for members to have intimate discussions about paralysis.

The post Reeve Connect Provides a Safe Online Forum for the SCI Community appeared first on New Mobility.

- Bob Vogel

3D printed implants may provide the necessary scaffolding for stem cells to treat a spinal cord injury.

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- Teal Sherer

Walk. Ride. Rodeo., now streaming on Netflix, tells the story of wheelchair-using cowgirl Amberley Snyder.

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- Seth McBride

Disabled Docs — Healing the Medical Model? Carrie Ann Lucas: 1971-2019. A Skeptic's Journey With Alexa. Gear Hacks: The Jogger Chair. Wintertime SCI Skin Protection.

The post New Mobility’s Biweekly Newsletter – March 5, 2019 appeared first on New Mobility.

- Tim Gilmer

Wheelchair users are making it through medical school and rolling into emergency rooms, operating rooms and private practices with greater frequency.

The post Disabled Doctors: Healing the Medical Model? appeared first on New Mobility.

- Teal Sherer

This growing sport may be just what you’ve been looking for.

The post Seize the Oar: The Joys of Adaptive Rowing appeared first on New Mobility.

- Seth McBride

Patience and stubbornness might not be traits associated with independence, but may be more important than physicality.

The post Pushing the Edge of SCI Function appeared first on New Mobility.

- Regan Linton

Kalyn Heffernan made a name for herself as the rapping frontwoman, but now she’s got even bigger things on her plate.

The post Kalyn Heffernan: Rapper, Activist… Mayor? appeared first on New Mobility.

- Seth McBride

I was looking for something in between an everyday chair and a racer, easy to take out for some laps around the neighborhood …

The post The Jogger Chair appeared first on New Mobility.

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Scientists are testing nearly two dozen treatments that might stop the disease. But enrollment in the trials is very restricted, and few children qualify.

A well-regarded philosophy professor, Dr. Silvers knew the subject firsthand, having had polio as a child.

Being part of the disability community means constantly losing friends and allies. I don’t expect that to change.

A partnership with Google is part of a global effort to build and deploy systems that can detect signs of illness and disease in medical scans.

Air travel can cause a great deal of apprehension for both seasoned and novice travelers. If you’re taking that flight with a wheelchair — that’s an added level of stress.

Tormented by pain, Morgan Stickney made the agonizing decision to have her lower leg removed. The groundbreaking procedure may change the course of her life, and the future of amputations.

Ms. Lucas, who lived with multiple disabilities, met resistance when she sought to adopt her niece from foster care. So she helped change the law.

The power of this art lies in our ability to view it outside assumed ideas about the body.

An industrious community has for years devised workarounds to play video games. Microsoft’s new adaptive controller may allow even more people to play with their face, elbows and feet.

The number of lawsuits nationwide nearly tripled in 2018. Is it an overdue move for the rights of the disabled or a way for lawyers to make a quick buck?