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April 15, 2018

I take my second chance at life to reach the masses. I live on the mission of empowering individuals, meeting them wherever they’re at in their journey. My drive for life wasn’t always people focused though. 

In 2008, I became a quadriplegic at 18 years old, paralyzed from the neck down. Although the result of a car crash, this was no freak accident, this was not out of my control. One decision of drinking and driving took away my physical independence for the rest of my life. Because of this, I am extremely passionate about bringing awareness to th...

January 30, 2016

Keeping your body healthy and strong as well as keeping your energy level up allows you to do the things you want to do and be at your best for your therapy activities. Avoid the foods that can add weight, leave you lethargic or cause your sugar levels to peak and drop.

So much of our food now contains preservatives, chemicals and additives that we were unaware of in the past are now beginning to surface. True organic food might be slightly more costly but the taste of "real" is so much better! You wont believe how tasty your fruits are and how good a fresh salad...

August 26, 2015

"Exercise is an activity that will help your bones maintain strength. This is because exercise puts weight or resistance to the long bones of the body. Ways for individuals to exercise include stretching, range of motion, standing in a standing frame, activity based exercises and vibration. Repetitive movement along with some resistance will improve bone density." Christopher Reeve.org Ask Nurse Linda

There are many reasons for you to keep your body moving despite your injury. The body is not meant to be idle. Exercise helps intestinal digestion, promotes strength...

January 8, 2015

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As awareness grows about Spinal Cord Injury Recovery, more and more private centers are opening to help those in need. This is a great thing for all those who need specialized and specific training. We need them in every city across the country! There are, however, some questions you should ask to help you find the "right" therapy that works for you. 

Here are a few basic questions:

  • Is there a customized Recovery Program suited to my needs? How is this determined? What is the criteria? How often is it evaluated? Do I have a voice in the goal setting and program ro...

December 17, 2014

Well the holidays are here again...a time when most of us focus on rushing around "buying" things we think are necessary for bringing joy to others...we shop for "deals" pushing our way through store aisles in front of others just to stack the tree with piles of gifts...we buy more and more racking up credit cards and spending ourselves into oblivion chasing the elusive feeling of "fulfillment." 

This year...start a new tradition....we are not asking you to stop your holiday giving but we encourage you to buy a few less gifts and instead, give a gift in honor...

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