Grassroots Advocacy: Change Starts with You

By rick1 | April 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

Every day, members of the United Spinal community face unequal access or exclusion due to physical barriers and ineffective policies, practices, or procedures. When frustrations arise in healthcare, mobility, education, work or limitations in quality of life, through grassroots advocacy, your personal experience becomes the seed that can bring about necessary change. What Is Grassroots […]

Disability and Foot Care

By rick1 | February 28, 2019 | 0 Comments

Q.  I am 55 and in my 20th year as a T9 complete para. Over the past five years the skin on my feet has become quite fragile. I recently developed a pressure sore on my left heel from a minor bump on my foot rest during a transfer while I was barefoot. Although I […]