spinal cord injury

Self-Paced Web-Based Transfer Training Shows Promise to Help Wheelchair Users Improve Transfer Techniques

A study funded by the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR).

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Long-Term Survivorship May Reduce Psychosocial Challenges for Adults Aging with Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury

A study funded by the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR).

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Pushin On Newsletter Special Edition

This entire newsletter issue is focused on COVID-19. This issue features an article on staying healthy to avoid the impact of the virus, as well as articles on technology for independence and opportunities to participate in research.

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Tips for People with SCI During COVID-19

This video offers tips for individuals to maintain their health and daily living from UAB-SCIMS psychologists. Tips include keeping an eye on secondary conditions to avoid the need for hospital visits, maintaining a routine, getting exercise, and maintaining social contact.

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Resources for People with SCI, TBI, and Burn Injury to Stay Healthy During the Pandemic

A collection of articles, videos, and factsheets developed by the Spinal Cord Injury, Traumatic Brain Injury, and Burn Model Systems to help individuals with these injuries and their caregivers stay healthy.

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Frequently Asked Questions about COVID-19 and SCI

Thomas Bryce, MD, answered Frequently Asked Questions about COVID-19 and SCI for United Spinal's New Mobility magazine. Topics covered included risk of contracting the virus, the impact on respiratory function, and when to consider going to the emergency department.

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SCI Life Expectancy Calculator

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