Mobility Conditions


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Understanding Your Dental Options

Some Clinics Offer Expertise, Safety, Piece of Mind

Beyond access to the clinic, treatment for oral health presents a number of challenges for those with mobility disabilities. Dentists offer tips for getting the most out of your dental care.

Brain Injury: Why Do Some Patients "Recover"?

Dr. Ricardo Komotar on what predicts the chances of recovery.

The Lasting Costs of Early Brain Injury

Even when it occurs early in life, traumatic brain injury can have far-reaching effects.

Preview of Study Findings Shows Intersection Between Health/Wellness and Transportation

The research team worked with medical transportation data provided by LogistiCare, which manages more than 26 million medically necessary transports each year.

Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children ski trip

Teens With Amputations Awarded Ski Trip

On Jan. 30, 14 teens with amputations flew the friendly skies from DFW International Airport for an all-expense paid trip to the slopes of Colorado.

Oscar Pistorius

Pistorius Takes International Honor for Sportsman With Disabilities

The 2012 Laureus World Sports Awards in London honored Oscar Pistorius of South Africa as Laureus World Sportsperson of the Year with a Disability.


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How to Cope With a New SCI Injury

PVA Spokesman Outlines What Veterans Need to Know

The Mobility Project recently spoke with Sherman Gillums Jr., acting associate executive director of the Veterans Benefits Department at Paralyzed Veterans of America in Washington, D.C., about U.S. military veterans with new spinal cord injury (SCI). We wanted to know what unique challenges service members face when adjusting to life with SCI.

Bariatric report

Report Focuses on Safe Handling in Bariatric Patient Care

A new report offers help to healthcare workers via safety steps to enhance care.

Kessler Names New Assistant Director of Stroke Rehabilitation Research

The Kessler Foundation, an organization that focuses on research for spinal cord injury, stroke and multiple sclerosis, has selected Mooyeon Oh-Park, MD, as the assistant director of Stroke Rehabilitation Research.

Obesity Action Coalition Partners With Obesity PPM for Obesity Education Webinars

In January, the Obesity Action Coalition and Obesity PPM launched educational webinars to explain the complexity of obesity and its many causes.

Wheelchair Games

Veterans Wheelchair Games Announces Open Registration

Deadline Is April 15

Registration is open for the 32nd National Veterans Wheelchair Games. More than 500 veterans from across the United States, Puerto Rico and England are expected to compete in the games June 25-30 in Richmond, Va.

CCI dog opening door

Service Dogs Help People With Mobility Issues Get Moving

Dogs offer a lot of benefits for people with mobility challenges. If you're considering a service animal, here's what you need to know.

Rosana and Domino


Meet Rosana and Her Service Dog Domino

Rosana talks about how her service dog helps her cope with mobility challenges.



Meet Lisa and Her Service Dog Timberly

Lisa talks about how her service dog helps her cope with mobility challenges.

Grant to Fund PPMD Survey of People With Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy (PPMD)will survey and interview the Duchenne muscular dystrophy community regarding the clinical trial experience.

Sam Schmidt

Sam Schmidt Awarded 2011 International Motorsports Industry Achievement Award

Sam Schmidt, an IndyCar racer who sustained a spinal cord injury during a test ride prior to the 2000 racing season, received the second annual International Motorsports Industry Show (IMIS) Achievement Award in Indianapolis in December.

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National MS Society Outlines Research for 2012

The latest studies on multiple sclerosis cover Botox, pregnancy and the role of vitamin D, among other findings.

Kessler Foundation Wins SCI Research Grant

A $2.28 million federal grant from the National Institute on Disability & Rehabilitation Research will be used by the Kessler Foundation to fund the Northern New Jersey Spinal Cord Injury System (NNJSCIS).