Pressure sores are a serious health concern for anyone living with paralysis. Here are six factors that will help determine whether you get them.
In an ideal world, a doctor is also the patient advocate. Unfortunately, doctors don’t always fulfill this role. Here are six ways a patient advocate can work with your doctor.
We all know that medical errors can be anywhere from annoying to catastrophic for patients. While you can’t eliminate 100% of the risk of medical errors, you can become a partner in the effort. Here’s how.
Eating right is especially hard for people with disabilities. Still, it’s one of the most important things to focus on. Here’s how.
Have you ever lied to your doctor or downplayed your symptoms? If so, you’re far from alone — and that’s a huge problem.
Many of us appreciate the many medical breakthroughs that allow us to live longer, happier lives, but we’re frustrated by how hard it is sometimes to get the quality health care we seek. It doesn’t have to be complicated if you know how to work the system.
Companion and service dogs have changed the lives of thousands of people with disabilities. But bringing one home is a big step, and there are a lot of important things to consider. Here are some of them.
Communication, fit, training, and follow-up are vital when buying a wheelchair. Otherwise, you could be stuck with an expensive piece of equipment that doesn’t work for you or that could even cause an injury.
We all know how important physical fitness is. We’ll dive into the benefits in future articles, but first, let’s lay the groundwork for a safe and effective training program.