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5261 odyssita 2017-10-01
Explaining what life with a chronic disability is like
Hi there, it's not always easy to explain what it's like to live with a chronic disability. A while ago, I found two analogies which find a way of...
Hi cAro, all the best for your research! I am very curious to hear about the results once they are being published. Thank you for researching this...
6 odyssita 2018-05-02
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Reminder: Migrating to the new Community interface
Dear Community Users, As announced in this blog post, the migration to the new community interface is happening shortly. Therefore the Community...
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2080 claudia.zanini 2018-06-22
Handbiking together in the Geneva area?
Hello everyone! I met a person with SCI who works in Geneva for a few months. She speaks perfectly English and Spanish and would like to meet...
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5261 odyssita 2017-10-01
Explaining what life with a chronic disability is like
Hi there, it's not always easy to explain what it's like to live with a chronic disability. A while ago, I found two analogies which find a way of...
Hi cAro, all the best for your research! I am very curious to hear about the results once they are being published. Thank you for researching this...
6 odyssita 2018-05-02
5179 Wheelie 2017-06-06
Scewo
Dear all I recently came across a stair climbing electric wheelchair. http://www.scewo.ch In their videos and advertisement the product looks...
Good news for all who would like to try out the Scewo by themselves: according the Scewo constructors, the feedback on their invention was so...
5 Johannes 2018-03-12
2869 odyssita 2017-10-01
How to approach the unknown questions in medicine
Hi there, I wanted to share a TED talk with you which I watched a while ago and which I find excellent. I myself am a bit of a complex case, and...
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1757 Johannes 2018-11-01
Spinal-cord stimulation allows three paralyzed men to walk with assistance
Dear Community "The results, published in Nature and Nature Neuroscience today, are dramatic. All three patients recovered some degree of...
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1757 Johannes 2018-11-01
Spinal-cord stimulation allows three paralyzed men to walk with assistance
Dear Community "The results, published in Nature and Nature Neuroscience today, are dramatic. All three patients recovered some degree of...
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5179 Wheelie 2017-06-06
Scewo
Dear all I recently came across a stair climbing electric wheelchair. http://www.scewo.ch In their videos and advertisement the product looks...
Good news for all who would like to try out the Scewo by themselves: according the Scewo constructors, the feedback on their invention was so...
5 Johannes 2018-03-12

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5179 Wheelie 2017-06-06
Scewo
Dear all I recently came across a stair climbing electric wheelchair. http://www.scewo.ch In their videos and advertisement the product looks...
Good news for all who would like to try out the Scewo by themselves: according the Scewo constructors, the feedback on their invention was so...
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Explaining what life with a chronic disability is like
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Scewo
Good news for all who would like to try out the Scewo by themselves: according the Scewo constructors, the feedback on their invention was so...
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Anatomy and physiology of respiration
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...
Social skills increase quality of life
Today strawberry yogurt is on Anna’s* grocery list. In front of the dairy section she notices that she cannot reach the yogurt sitting in a wheelchair. Many stressed people are rushing through the crowded store during rush hour and she does not...
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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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An unconventional book on ignoring disability
"A picture is worth a thousand words." How about blank pages? Recently, a blank book has been released to express the absurdity people with disabilities are experiencing every day, as there is...
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2020-07-16 In Latest
Free masks for high-risk patients with SCI
People with high-level tetraplegia, paraplegics of higher age and those with pre-existing health conditions are more susceptible to a severe development of COVID-19. For this reason, the European...
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A COVID inspiration porn?
Over three months since the COVID-19 declared pandemic, many countries are still debating whether to make wearing face masks compulsory to help prevent the spread of the disease. Noam Gershony, an...
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