The online Community for people with spinal cord injury, their relatives and friends

The online Community for people with spinal cord injury, their relatives and friends Do you have a question for the Community? Post it in the Forum. Would you like to contribute to a discussion? Your experiences and knowledge are valuable since they could help others.
Ask the Expert In “Ask the Expert” you can ask your questions to an expert from the Swiss Paraplegic Centre. In the board “Ask the Doctor”, Dr. Online offers medical advice – free of charge. Important: The offer, in no way, replaces the personal consultation with a physician.
Blog Every week we cover in the Blog current, exciting topics from all over the world around paraplegia: entertaining and moving stories, innovative tools, social debates, travel reports, research results and much more. We are looking forward to your comments!
Wiki The Wiki offers extensive basic knowledge around the diagnosis of paraplegia. The information has been compiled by experts from the Swiss Paraplegic Centre and presented in an easily understandable way.
About the Community In “About the Community” you will find information about this Community: FAQs, legal guidelines, and tips to find your way around the Community. You can also ask questions and contribute your own ideas.
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The adaptive sport igniting the inner flame and fighting disability prejudice

Tips for a trip in wheelchair to Seoul and South Korea – where tradition and modern age meet.

Accessibility in jails and stories of convicts in wheelchair

Life with Spinal Cord Injury Here in our Community, we’re looking for exciting personal stories, experiences, and interesting happenings. We believe that every single story is worth being told, so others can learn from it – others as well as we, who moderate this Community. No matter whether the story made you feel happy, sad, angry or frustrated – you can simply start posting here. We’re curious!
Rehabilitation & Therapy Many of you have had extensive experiences with various therapeutic approaches. We’re interested in those that were effective for you, those that weren’t, or those that you simply didn’t like. Share them in this forum – freely! We’re looking forward to your lively discussions.
Assistive Technology Assistive devices accompany us all every day, no matter if they’re small, simple gadgets or complex constructions. On this discussion board, we’d like to hear your opinions and experiences with certain products and technologies. There is also room for wishes or inspirations of useful assistive devices that don’t exist or aren’t available yet.
Marketplace Here you can offer goods that you no longer need that can still be useful for other wheelchair users – from assistive devices and sports equipment to cars and apartments. You can also write if you’re looking for something. Important: Please don’t post any advertisements, only private ones. The seller and the buyer are exclusively responsible for the fulfillment of the contract.
Private There are things you don’t want to share with all. That is why this discussion board was created. Only logged-in members can see the contents, which can’t be found via Google & Co. Feel free to ask questions and discuss topics which aren’t intended for everyone.

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INNOVATIVE ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY
Yes, thank you!     It's my passion.
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Ask the doctor Some questions call for an expert. That’s why we have set up this special discussion board for all Community members. Post here your medical questions! And our Dr. Online will do his best to answer as soon as possible.

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Dear Marco! If the raising headaches are new and lasting for days despite of the medication you have been taken for months after operation you...
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Dear Neil! There are many reasons that are influencing the choice of a Spinal Injury Rehabilitation Centre. I have seen many of them around the...
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