Building Accessibility

Accessible Homes, Inc. 4631 Woodbridge DrivePowder Springs, GA 30073-2527Phone: 770-943-1249E-mail: accessible.homes@mindspring.comOffers a complete range of design services that take a common sense approach to the design of attractive barrier free homes. Each design incorporates features that enhance the convenience, safety, efficiency, and accessibility for all residents. Accessible UDA Ideal Home Plans Phone: 800-700-8321E-mail: info@uda1.comWebsite: www.uniteddesign.com/accessible_plans.htmlUDA offers a comprehensiveContinue reading “Building Accessibility”

Susan Bates: Riding into New Horizons

Tennessee-native Susan Bates both lives and loves her best, living her life to the fullest and showing others that they can too. Life wasn’t always that way for Susan. When she was first diagnosed with complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS)/reflex sympathetic dystrophy (RSD) five years ago, her mobility and way of living were changed inContinue reading “Susan Bates: Riding into New Horizons”

What to Do While Social Distancing

What is social distancing? You may have had a vacation, birthday party or a family reunion planned that had to be canceled recently. There is currently a widespread pandemic of COVID-19, also known as the coronavirus.. Many individuals are practicing social distancing during this time to help prevent the spread of this virus to lovedContinue reading “What to Do While Social Distancing”

Shopping for a Ramp

Shopping for a ramp can be a daunting task.There are many factors to consider before making a purchase. One of the most important considerations is how long your ramp should be. There are specific requirements that the ADA has set forth to ensure that you have a proper grade to climb. What is rise andContinue reading “Shopping for a Ramp”

What Accessories Can I Get on My Scooter?

Your scooter is like an extension of yourself. Since it goes with you everywhere, you will want it to reflect you and who you are. Pride Mobility offers over 20 accessory options that you can get on your mobility scooter. With our wide range of accessories, you can personalize your scooter to make it uniqueContinue reading “What Accessories Can I Get on My Scooter?”

What is a Bariatric Wheelchair?

The word “Bariatrics” refers to a couple of different topics in the medical field, including both in treatment and products. This terminology addresses obesity, which refers to anyone with a body mass index (BMI) of 30 or more. Medical equipment with appropriate weight capacities may be referred to as bariatric or heavy duty. Some wheelchairContinue reading “What is a Bariatric Wheelchair?”

Five Events for People with Disabilities

Whether you are an avid sports fan, passionate about advocacy, or wanting to learn more about the latest technology in mobility equipment, there are many events you can go to throughout the year. Though there are plenty that are held around the world, it can be difficult to know which ones would be worth yourContinue reading “Five Events for People with Disabilities”

Can My Mobility Scooter Get Wet?

You’re out shopping and enjoying the weather on a nice day but suddenly the clouds roll in, raining on your parade. No matter how often you check the weather, it is still both unpredictable and uncontrollable. Sometimes you can’t cancel or reschedule your plans for the day. While planning can be helpful, it won’t alwaysContinue reading “Can My Mobility Scooter Get Wet?”

An Interview with Mr. Albert D. Jumper

Director of Rehabilitation Psychology,Allied Services John Heinz Institute of Rehabilitation MedicineInterviewer: Terri Rozaieski Brief Vita: Albert D. Jumper, MA, Director of Rehabilitation Psychology at Allied Services John Heinz Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine in Wilkes-Barre, PA. Clinical and administrative director of a staff of six (6) rehabilitation psychologists who provide psychological services to patients recovering fromContinue reading “An Interview with Mr. Albert D. Jumper”

Breast Cancer

Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women, accounting for more than 30% of all of their cancers. While spinal cord injury itself does not place women at higher risk of breast cancer, some of the results of SCI-reduced sensation, less likelihood of bearing children-can place SCI women in higher risk categories. What IsContinue reading “Breast Cancer”