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Day 3 of Day Program

Today I got over my new fear of flying! After my accident I was just like I’m not even trying to travel at all really, but I’m definitely not going to fly. Well today as a part of Shepherd’s therapeutic rec program we took a trip to the airport. We went through security and actually boarded a plane. My wife … Continue reading

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Day 2 of the Day Program

Today was a much better day! I met with my old PT and we got in my manual chair. It went surprisingly well, no great! My balance was good, I was able to do a forward pressure relief with out assistance and my shoulders were strong. My PT could not believe the progress I’ve made. Her quote of the day … Continue reading

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People Against Dr Prescribed Nocebos, PADPN

People Against Dr Prescribed Nocebos, PADPN (pronounced pad pen) coming soon. This will contain info on SCI you may not hear from your doctor and hopefully motivation to keep up the fight.

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Whatchoo Talkin Bout Willis?!

I found the following information online the other day and wonder why my doctor didn’t discuss this when going over my prognosis. Instead he only gave me the stat that I only have a 3% chance of ever walking again. “AMBULATION AFTER AN INCOMPLETE INJURY According to the Walking Index for Spinal Cord Injury, or WISCI, more than half of … Continue reading

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Randomage

Today I’m just going to go totally random. One saying that I never really liked, but like it even less since my accident is, “it could be worse”. Yes, it can always be worse but when your at your lowest hearing that you could be lower is no consultation. Also, being in the rehab environment actually knowing and being friends … Continue reading

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Loosing My Grip!

My wrist seem to very very slowly getting better. If you have been following my progress you may recall around last September I lost the wrist function that I did have, which was wrist extension. Wrist extension is when you can bend your wrist up like you are doing the Motorcycle. This function is very important because it gives me … Continue reading

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Compliment a Quad

At the gym the other day my trainer pointed out that my scaps were looking good, not wing nearly as much as they used to. Scap wing is when your shoulder blade(s) stick out because either the supporting muscles are weak or inactive. Scap winging is bad because it will lead to shoulder injuries, especially in quads because we rely … Continue reading

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David Can! Zumbathon

 David Can! Zumbathon  June 2, 2013 we will be having our first David Can! Zumbathon. The event will be from 2-4 pm at Bien Venue, 1402 East Williams St, Apex, NC 27539. To pre register online visit http://bit.ly/DavidCanZumbathon. For more information  or to volunteer please contact: Ashley Palmer at  919-280-4052 or palmer_ashley@hotmail.com. The reason for this fundraiser is primarily to pay for rehab and  medical expenses that … Continue reading

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