Feature Stories

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    Get Social

    Staying healthy is a full-time job, and savvy consumers are using all of the tools available to them—including social media, says a Kansas State University researcher.

  • Eric Kolar and his dog Smuckers

    Eric Kolar: Showcasing Life After Spinal Cord Injury

    Anyone who would question the capabilities of someone with a spinal cord injury should get to know Eric Kolar.

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    Swingman film

    Road to Recovery

    In “Swingman,” a documentary about Marshall Allen, a Fort Worth, Texas, firefighter, the filmmaker drives too fast to truly tell the story of this exceptional man.

  • Diabetes and healthy eating

    Diabetes and Paralysis: Are You at Risk?

    Paralysis increases the risk for developing diabetes by three, according to University of Georgia researcher Dr. Kevin McCully.

  • Bubbles

    Wash, Rinse, Spin

    Cushions are made of many different materials: air cells, foams of different densities and thicknesses, gel, honeycomb or a combination. But they’re all designed to keep you comfortable and support you. And one of the best ways to get the most from your wheelchair seat cushion is to take good care of it.

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The Mobility Project (TMP) strives to help empower the community of wheelchair users, assistive technology users and their families by promoting dialogue and sharing ideas that can advance their many abilities and opportunities. TMP works to provide practical, timely information on assistive technology, accessibility, health-related resources, clinical conditions, advocacy and other topics of interest to this community and culture — while serving and appreciating people of all age groups and levels of ability.