Resources After Injury

In addition to these sites, there are numerous YouTube videos pertaining to every type of question you may have on Spinal Cord Injury. Please visit our Facebook page for links to regular adaptive programs and equipment we find daily. These are just a few of those we have found to be helpful. 

Alma Medical Services - http://www.almamedicalservices.com/

Accessible Travel - https://accessiblego.com/home

 

The Spinal Cord Injury Zone -https://spinalcordinjuryzone.com/ 

 

Schwann Cell Therapy      http://www.miamiproject.miami.edu/

 

Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation http://www.christopherreeve.org/

 

Florida Spinal Cord Injury Resource Center  http://fscirc.com/

 

United Spinal Cord Association - www.unitedspinal.org

 

National Institute of Neurological Disorders http://www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/sci/detail_sci.htm#258043233

 

Indego ~ Ekso Skeleton https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-bYYmZNxaZk

 

SCI Information - http://www.apparelyzed.com/

 

SCI Forum Care Cure - http://sci.rutgers.edu/

 

Active Hands Gloves (Quads) ~ http://www.activehands.com/

 

Bioness Stim - http://www.bioness.com/Home.php

 

Restorative Therapies FES Stim equipment - http://www.restorative-therapies.com/

 

Action Track Chair - http://www.actiontrackchair.com/Default.aspx

 

TriState Advocacy Project (Pennsylvania) http://www.tristateadvocacy.com/

 

Mobility Freedom Vans Rentals and Sales - http://www.mobilityfreedom.com/

 

Ryno Mobility Vehicle Conversions & Lifts - http://www.rynomobility.com/index.html

 

Braunability Adaptive Vehicles - http://www.braunability.com/

 

Rollx Vans - http://www.rollxvans.com/

 

Uromed Urological Supply Company  - https://www.uromed.com/

 

USA Techguide - http://www.usatechguide.org/ - webguide to wheelchairs, mobility scooters, and assistive technology choices

 

Adaptive Products for Quads - http://www.starcrest.com/category/kitchen/gadgets.do

 

Living Eazy - http://www.livingeazy.com/index.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mission Statement:

To extend the OPPORTUNITY for recovery and a better quality of life for those who have suffered 

a life changing paralyzing Spinal Cord Injury as a result of a catastrophic accident. 

Spinal Cord Injuries

The average newly injured person with a spinal cord injury will incur 1 million dollars in medical costs in their first year. If you are injured at age 25, your estimated lifetime costs will exceed 5 million dollars.  The average yearly medical costs after the first year can average $50,000-$100,000 depending on the level of injury. 

​ There are approximately 17,500 new spinal cord injuries in the US every year. There are over a half million people living with spinal cord injuries (SCI) in the United States.

Every 38 minutes in our country, a person becomes paralyzed. Vehicle accidents are the leading cause, with Falls being the second leading cause.

Sports related injuries are less than 10% of all spinal cord injuries but of the 10%, diving accidents account for 7%. 

There are over 5.6 million people in the US living with some type of Paralysis caused by Stroke, Multiple Sclerosis, Cancer,

Spinal Cord Injury, Transverse Myelitis and other nervous system disorders. Roughly 1 in 50 people.

 

 

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