Perhaps one of the least covered areas of study when it comes spinal cord injury is sex. For an adult, sex can be an important part of a maintaining a healthy lifestyle and can have positive effects both psychologically and physically. However, having a spinal cord injury (depending on its severity) can limit an individual's … Continue reading #12: Living with SCI: Intimacy and sex. Is there a solution?
According to http://spinalinjuryalliance.com.au/, approximately 80% of newly reported SCI cases are due to traumatic injury caused by an accident. Over 12,000 people in Australia have a spinal cord injury. Spinal Injury Alliance claims that 350- 400 new cases are recorded each year, and the trend is growing. Below is a summary of findings into the causes of … Continue reading #11: What causes spinal cord injury? My tips on preventative measures.
Sam Willoughby is confident he can defy the odds: A trait he has had his whole life.
SCIA's vision: "A society without barriers for people with spinal cord injury."
Wheel chair etiquette is an aspect which is very important for successful communication.
Without spinal cord injury campaigns and initiatives, there would be little hope for SCI patients.
Independence is very important in promoting feelings of self-worth and purpose.
Understanding the facts can be imperative in finding a solution moving forward.
Real story of struggle and overcoming adversity against all odds.
Did you know that working can promote self-worth and purpose? Thanks to the works at SCIA, spinal cord patients who could no longer work now can!