I can hear you now…

I finally got around to having my hearing test again after years and years of knowing I am not hearing properly. I did have hearing aids when I started my first job and could not hear on the phone. I got a really cool pair which streams to my phone via Bluetooth, and I can … [Read more…]

Physio update – pushing a manual chair

Colin’s shoulders are stronger, but they still need a lot of work. Yesterday, we got to try a different manual chair. This one seems like it may be the one that works for him. Here you can see him pushing himself. A major achievement considering he could hardly move his right arm AT ALL just … [Read more…]

Complete versus incomplete injury

There is another “level” (see what I did there?) to spinal cord injury. No matter what level the spinal injury occurs, the injury can either be complete, or incomplete. A complete injury means the nerves are no longer connected above and below the injury. In an incomplete injury, some or all of the nerves are … [Read more…]

Physio progress second half of April 2018

Colin’s right arm started moving one week before Christmas last year. Since then, he has been working really hard on strengthening it. He is trying to write again with his right hand, but doesn’t have the wrist control. It is possible to write with gross movement, but we are hoping for return and control of … [Read more…]