Summer can be a trigger for pain and swelling in the arms and legs for people who have lymphedema. Fortunately, keeping this chronic condition in check during the hottest part of summer is possible, according to occupational therapists.
The tennis network INTENNIS has developed a dedicated section on wheelchair tennis.
AllMobilityScooters.com created an infographic that puts the Medicare program into simpler terms.
On July 26, the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) recognized four individuals and one business for their work supporting the community of people with disabilities.
Montefiore Medical Center;s Women’s Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation will focus on gender-specific issues in spinal cord injury, among other services.
The Arthritis Foundation wants children and caregivers to learn the signs and symptoms of juvenile arthritis.
Physicians need clarity regarding documenting medical need for people who need power wheelchairs. To explain why, the American Association for Homecare (AAHomecare)reached out to Dr. Meg Allyn Krilov who practices rehabilitation medicine at Montefiore Medical Center and Premier HealthCare in New York.
Researches at UCLA have uncovered two variants of a gene associated with Parkinson’s disease that could predict the progression of motor decline in people with Parkinson’s who possess the variants.
Disabled American Veterans (DAV) can count Vice President Joe Biden and Gary Sinise among its guests when it convenes for its 91st National Convention Aug. 4-7 at Bally’s Hotel in Las Vegas.
2012 Paralympic Games
Team USA has finalized its Equestrian and Soccer teams.
According to a National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) analysis of government data, the geographic distribution of people 55 or older is fairly even across the country.
Schools in Kentucky are using the iPad to help children with communication disabilities speak.
The U.S. Senate has confirmed Kamilah Oni Martin-Proctor to the National Council on Disability.
Legislation Started in 1990 Helps Create Equal Opportunities and Access for All People With Disabilities
July 26 marked the 22nd anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). In 1990, the act was signed into law and marked a step toward creating equal opportunities and public access for people with disabilities.
After convening an ad-hoc committee of school administrators, the Illinois High School Association (IHSA) has decided to launch a state finals pilot program for student athletes with disabilities for the 2012-2013 school year.
Ohio high school wheelchair athletes now have eight championship finals of in track and field.
People with spinal cord injury (SCI) now have a new drug to address neuropathic pain. In June, the FDA approved Lyrica (pregabalin) capsules.