January 2019

Yoga Poses for Wheelchair Users

Yoga Poses for Wheelchair Users

Yoga is a spiritual and physical discipline celebrated for its positive influence over health, pain relief, and relaxation. Practicing yoga is beneficial for people of all abilities, body types, and fitness levels. It is credited for reducing aches & pains and promoting general wellbeing & positive mental health.

Posted on 1/29/2019 | 0 comments


Android Device Accessibility

Android Device Accessibility

If there's one thing we can be certain of, it's that mainstream technology is largely targeted toward an able-bodied demographic. Smartphones and tablets are among the most popular of these devices, and are regularly used by people around the globe. As a quad-amputee, I can't use a phone in a conventional fashion. There are a lot of people with disabilities that have this in common. While most people use their fingers to access their devices, we use our lips, our arms, our feet, and even our noses.

Posted on 1/22/2019 | 0 comments


Nailing the Work-Life Balance

Nailing the Work-Life Balance

As easy as it may sound, keeping a balanced life is something I struggle with. Without consciously thinking about it, I tend to overextend myself rather quickly. That overextension develops into stress, which no one really likes. For me, the trick hasn't been eliminating stress completely, but to limit the stress to an amount I can manage.

Posted on 1/15/2019 | 0 comments


Finding Fitness After a Spinal Cord Injury

Finding Fitness After a Spinal Cord Injury

Life was great. I was happy, healthy, and fit! In June of 2012 everything changed. I became paralyzed at level C5/6. I learned that I had a herniated disk that cracked. A piece broke off and lodged in my spinal cord causing an impingement. At first, I was not able to move my arms and hands. With a lot of therapy and my own fitness bands tied to my hospital bed rails, I was able to eventually get some function back.

Posted on 1/8/2019 | 2 comments


Wheelchair Basketball: How Is It Played?

Wheelchair Basketball: How Is It Played?

Wheelchair basketball is one of the most well-adapted sports, and is also one of the most widespread in the world. It is estimated that there are currently wheelchair basketball leagues and competitions in 75 countries, which gives us a good idea of its degree of social integration and level of competitiveness.

Posted on 1/1/2019 | 0 comments


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