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A Guide to Using Uber and Lyft: Wheelchair-Accessible Vehicle

Uber and Lyft have introduced a game changer for millions of people using wheelchairs and avoiding traveling through cabs. Renowned travel service providers like Uber and Lyft have tried to shape the travel experience for people with disabilities. This decision will further ensure empowerment for those who need wheelchair-accessible vehicles. Now people with disabilities can …

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Top 5 wheelchair-accessible vacations in Texas

Texas offers you everything you are looking for. It has some unique wheelchair-accessible places you can shortlist for a fantastic vacation. Here are the top 7 wheelchair-accessible places in Texas where you can plan a fun trip with your family and friends: Morgan’s Wonderland Morgan’s wonderland is the first-ever theme park with something to offer …

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Tetraplegia vs Paraplegia

What is the difference between Tetraplegia & Paraplegia

Paralysis is a vast topic in human medicine. Primarily, paralysis is described as the impairment or loss of involuntary muscular movement in any part of the body, especially the four limbs. In normal humans, uninjured nerve fibers in the body send signals from the voluntary muscles to the brain.   Paralysis occurs when your voluntary …

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8 Things You Should Know Before Dating a Paraplegic

It might be overwhelming to navigate through the dating world, especially for someone who is having a first date with a person with paraplegia.  Regarding romantic interest in a person with paraplegia, you may wonder what it would be like dating a person with a disability? How would things be different? Will there be any sacrifices? …

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How Can Wheelchair Users Prevent & Treat UTI

Some reports show that over 2.7 million people in the United States are wheelchair users (1). Persons with disability and individuals who use wheelchairs are prone to various health complications, including urinary tract infections (UTIs). The presence of a UTI can be frustrating, and it has a significant impact on quality of life. So, how …

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How Wheelchair Users Can Reduce Pressure Sores

Wheelchair users are prone to pressure sores, leading to severe complications such as infections when not managed properly.  While they can be frustrating, there’s a lot you can do to reduce pressure sores and improve your quality of life.  This post focuses on valuable tips to reduce pressure sores and other information you need to …

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Paraplegic Legs Atrophy

Paraplegic Legs Atrophy – What it is & treatments

Legs atrophy is common among paraplegic individuals. However, this condition is still largely misunderstood.  The main objective of this post is to shed light on paraplegic leg atrophy, discuss causes, and provide other helpful information you need to know about muscle atrophy to improve your (or someone else’s) quality of life. What is muscle atrophy? …

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Physical activity and exercise after a stroke

A stroke occurs when the blood supply to part of your brain is reduced or interrupted. This prevents your brain tissue from getting sufficient oxygen and nutrition. Within minutes your brain cells will start to die. Therefore, a stroke is a medical emergency. While prompt treatment is pivotal for survival, early action can reduce the …

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