Neuroplasticity

Wheelchair dancer in the sky

Dangling upside down in your wheelchair 30-45 feet above a crowd of onlookers isn’t most people’s idea of a good time, but for Rodney Bell it’s ideal. Rodney Bell and Chloe Loftus hang high above a captivated Sydney audience … READ MORE

Building an accessible home to fit your life

I fell asleep outside the other night. Kelly and I had been reading books with Ewan on the patio couch, and when Kelly piggybacked him off to bed, I flopped over and closed my eyes. I didn’t plan on going to sleep. But frogs were … READ MORE

Modern approaches to AFOs

AFOs have made strides since their days of bulky and restraining leather and metal componentry. But even the customized thermoplastic devices used by much of the profession still have limitations, the experts say. WalkOn® Family of … READ MORE

Exercise that works for wheelchair users

Exercise is essential to preventing cardiovascular disease and living with a healthy heart, but finding exercise protocols and equipment that meet recommended criteria and work for wheelchair users can be very difficult. Paul Hopkins … READ MORE

Short take on AFO effectiveness

Meta-analysis demonstrates AFOs improve gait, balance in stroke. Henning with WalkOn Reaction AFO. Otto Bock. Lower Extremity Review November 2021 In a recently published systematic review and meta-analysis, researchers from Korea … READ MORE

Looping the Olympic Peninsula

I have visited tropical rainforests, including the Amazon, but a temperate rainforest? I couldn’t picture it, much less a temperate rainforest within three hours of a major American city. Yet Washington’s Olympic Peninsula is home … READ MORE
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