“Adaptive Sports! It felt like I was reborn. It was a new life.It is like day and night. When I saw wheelchair softball on the TV, I said ‘I can do that!’. I felt the sun shine in my life again.” Hector Bruno, Chicago, IL
“I can do that!” Adaptive Athlete Profiles from ABC Medical
Four Tips for Talking to Your Patients about Incontinence
A man walks into a doctor’s office for his monthly check up with his daughter. During the examination, the doctor asks how his nightly incontinence is. “Its fine,” says the old man. “I just get up and go to the bathroom, and God turns on the light for me.” The doctor finishes up the examination, […]
Five Tips for Reducing Incontinence After Prostate Cancer
Prostate cancer is the second most common cancer among men, with more than 250,000 new cases diagnosed each year. Prostate cancer treatment can include radiation, chemotherapy and/or surgery – and all these options can result in temporary or permanent urinary incontinence. That is because the prostate gland surrounds the urethra. Removing the prostate through surgery […]
Top Tips for Pressure Ulcer Prevention from ABC Medical!
We’re thrilled to be partnering with ABC Home Medical and wanted to share a blog from one of their RNs focusing on pressure ulcers – a common malady some individuals with spinal cord injuries. Check out the full blog below:
Wee Answer Wednesday: Neurological Disorders & Incontinence
We’ve talked a lot about spinal cord injuries here but it’s important not to forget, that’s not the only disease that’s strongly associated with incontinence. Incontinence is often caused by other neurologic conditions such as Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson’s Disease, Stroke and Spina Bifida. In each of these cases incontinence can have a huge economic, physical […]
Men’s Liberty Announces New Partnership with Townsend Rep Group!
We’re thrilled to announce that Men’s Liberty is launching a new distribution partnership with Townsend Rep Group to sell our products in SCI clinics, VA facilities and rehab centers across the United States.
The Effects of Spinal Cord Injury on Parenting
Parenting can be a major part of life after a spinal cord injury. I came across the article below from the most recent issue of Life in Action magazine and wanted to share it with you all. They are looking for research participants for an exciting new study on parenting after SCI. You can read […]
Wee Answer Wednesday: Wheel You Be My Valentine?
It’s the day before Valentine’s, a day some know as Desperation Day. It’s a day for the smug couples to finalize their plans and lonely singles to visit bars in hopes of picking up an acceptable Mr/Mrs Right Now. So in honor of the spirit of both Valentine’s Day and its ignominious ‘eve we’ve got […]
Spinal Cord Injuries & Depression
Now I’m not a big fan of lawyers, (in fact, any joke that ends with a lawyer being eaten by an alligator is almost guaranteed to get a laugh), I have to concede that I was impressed with the blog below from Rix & McKay Solicitors LLP in the UK. So I’ve decided to share […]
The Costs of Living with a Spinal Cord Injury
I’ve known for a while that SCIs are expensive. But I didn’t really get it until I came across some information on the Christopher Reeve website that really put it into perspective. I’ve highlighted some of the most stark bit of information below and would definitely encourage you to take a look!