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Topics: Spinal Cord Injury , menstrual cycle , Menstruation
Vincent Dolan
Vincent Dolan | January 25, 2020

How Spinal Cord Injury Affects Menstruation in Women with Paralysis

After a spinal cord injury, the body can go into shock in many ways. For women, their menstrual cycle can be affected. While most women with spinal ...

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Topics: Spinal Cord Injury , Caregiver Burnout , Caregiver Duties , Caregiver Support Groups
Vincent Dolan
Vincent Dolan | January 24, 2020

Supporting Yourself as a Caregiver to Someone with a Spinal Cord Injury

Caregivers are an essential role in the lives of many people with spinal cord injuries. When you decide to take on the role of a caregiver, it can be ...

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If you have any questions at all about your spinal cord injury, coping strategies, treatment options, or legal issues regarding an SCI case, please contact us right away! The sooner you can get these questions answered, the better.

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Topics: Spinal Cord Injury , Child Neglect , Dear Abby , childhelp
Vincent Dolan
Vincent Dolan | January 22, 2020

The Cost of Apathy and Inaction

On January 16th, 2020 the advice column Dear Abby published the letter of a 57-year-old man who sustained a spinal cord injury when he was a child. ...

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Topics: Caregivers , Caregiver Duties , Caregiving , Traveling Companion , Traveling Jobs
Vincent Dolan
Vincent Dolan | January 17, 2020

How to Find Caregivers for Traveling

Many people with spinal cord injuries can freely travel, but for those who require caregivers daily, figuring out caregiving can be the most ...

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Topics: Spinal Cord Injury , Wheelchair Bound , Wheelchair , Wheelchairs For Sale
Vincent Dolan
Vincent Dolan | January 14, 2020

Know Before You Buy: The Wheelchair Reviews & Views Project

When it comes to having a spinal cord injury, one of the biggest expenses is the wheelchair. The price can be shocking. For example, the going price ...

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Topics: Spinal Cord Injury , Core Exercises
Vincent Dolan
Vincent Dolan | January 10, 2020

Strengthening Your Core Post-Injury

For anyone with a spinal cord injury, being as strong as possible is the ultimate goal. Whenever a large portion of your body is paralyzed, it's ...

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Topics: Spinal Cord Injury , Caregiver Burnout , Caregiver Duties , Caregiving
Vincent Dolan
Vincent Dolan | January 07, 2020

Signs of Spinal Cord Injury Caregiver Burnout

It takes a village or so goes the popular phrase, and that is definitely the case when it comes to caregiving after a spinal cord injury. Sadly, many ...

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Topics: Spinal Cord Injury , handicap accessible homes , Housing Assistance , housing for people with disabilities
Vincent Dolan
Vincent Dolan | January 06, 2020

How to Find Accessible Housing After a Spinal Cord Injury

One of the most common issues people run into after sustaining a spinal cord injury or a spinal cord contusion is not being able to find accessible ...

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Topics: Spinal Cord Injuries , Common Childhood Diseases , Children's Health , Children's Healthcare
Vincent Dolan
Vincent Dolan | January 04, 2020

5 Important Health Concerns for Children with SCI

Children with spinal cord injuries are a relatively rare occurrence. According to a 2004 study by the Model Spinal Cord Injury Care Systems, only 4% ...

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Topics: handicap accessible homes , amazon alexa devices , Amazon Alexa
Vincent Dolan
Vincent Dolan | January 03, 2020

Making a Home Accessible with Amazon Alexa

Since Amazon’s Alexa debuted in 2016, people with disabilities have been a lot more independent in their homes. Before the advent of this smart ...

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