Let’s Celebrate Spinal Cord Injury Awareness

September is Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Month.  Back in 1981, I didn’t truly understand in specific terms what my spinal cord really was. I soon learned. Understanding the Mental Impact of SCI As I laid in a hospital bed wondering why I couldn’t feel my legs, I knew that I had been in an accident.Continue reading “Let’s Celebrate Spinal Cord Injury Awareness”

Girls with SCI Need Women Mentors with SCI

Anyone can benefit from mentoring, but I cannot stress enough that girls and young women with SCI need women mentors with SCI. Women mentors with SCI can help girls with SCI with their development, academic achievement and self-esteem to improve high school graduation rates and employment rates as adults. Studies show us that girls withContinue reading “Girls with SCI Need Women Mentors with SCI”

Narrow Wheelchairs and Spinal Cord Injury

A spinal cord injury (SCI) is damage to the spinal cord that results in a loss of function, movement and/or feeling. They typically result from accidents or diseases like polio, spina bifida or Friedreich’s ataxia. The spinal cord does not have to be severed for a loss of function to occur. In fact, in mostContinue reading “Narrow Wheelchairs and Spinal Cord Injury”

Quantum Partners with Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation

DURYEA, PA – Quantum Rehab® is joining forces with the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation to help individuals living with paralysis and mobility impairments. Through the creation of co-branded educational content, the partnership will shed light on the importance of mobility systems to find the right wheelchair that will increase independence and overall quality ofContinue reading “Quantum Partners with Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation”