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@Felicia_jayne1, Hi, your story really points out the different entries into spinal cord injury. Not everyone gets a full rehabilitation stay. Many people with private insurance are allotted two week… (View Post)2 ·
Bone density is one of those sneaky things. It slips right up on you before you know it. Movement to the extremities will help when the tendon pulls on the bone. Spasticity does help some but finding… (View Post)1 ·
Great idea. Post any suggestions about accessibility that you think would be helpful on the blog. Then we can put it all together an create a very polite handout, news story or something. I am thinki… (View Post)1 ·
Thanks for all of your comments. The best approach is a polite and civil one. Adding humor can decrease people's embarrassment and perhaps give them a little time to think about how the environment a… (View Post)3 ·
You will need to be referred for a bone density test by your regular healthcare professional. It is slightly different in many institutions. The test might be performed by a physician or by a technic… (View Post)1 ·