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

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

Can antioxidants help prevent urinary tract infections?
0 3. October 2019

Can antioxidants help prevent urinary tract infections?

An overview of the current studies

Meditation – Think it’s just for monks?
0 20. August 2019

Meditation – Think it’s just for monks?

Think again. Here are 5 ways that meditation goes beyond the spiritual to improve your health.

Media and Disability Identities
82 23. March 2019

Media and Disability Identities

How do mass media impact the self-identity of people with disabilities?

Taking care of plants – and thus also of yourself
113 16. March 2019

Taking care of plants – and thus also of yourself

Horticultural therapy can help people with spinal cord injury

Virtual Reality
212 9. November 2018

Virtual Reality

How can persons with spinal cord injury benefit from it?

Animal Helpers for People with SCI
231 21. October 2018

Animal Helpers for People with SCI

Not just dogs but dolphins, monkeys and horses

Coping with pain thanks to Mari…what?!
244 8. October 2018

Coping with pain thanks to Mari…what?!

The never-ending debate on marijuana, its medical value and research

Singing together!
326 9. June 2018

Singing together!

What impact does group music therapy have on people with quadriplegia?

Religion and Spinal Cord Injury
335 29. April 2018

Religion and Spinal Cord Injury

Do religion and spirituality help to cope with depression and anxiety after SCI?

Positivity Brings Happiness
318 16. April 2018

Positivity Brings Happiness

Focus on what’s strong instead of what’s wrong

Revolutionizing mobility for wheelchair users
495 6. March 2018

Revolutionizing mobility for wheelchair users

Hope or hoax?

Assistive devices for personal mobility
455 22. February 2018

Assistive devices for personal mobility

Which ones do Swiss people with SCI have – and which ones do they miss?

Exercise recommendations
468 15. December 2017

Exercise recommendations

Which exercises do researchers suggest for people with SCI?

Homeopathy and acupuncture
575 16. November 2017

Homeopathy and acupuncture

How do people with spinal cord injury in Switzerland use complementary and alternative medicine?

Many people feel lonely
333 26. September 2017

Many people feel lonely

Pro-WELL study – partnership – "stressors"

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Breathing is the most normal thing in the world for us. We hardly think about it, even though we breathe in and out about 20,000 times per day. We breathe more when we are active and exerting ourselves, and we breathe less when we are...
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What do I need to consider with regard to the shoulders? The shoulder is the most heavily-strained joint with regard to mobilisation – that applies to sitting up and transferring. It is therefore important to protect the shoulders whenever it is...

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