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Dr. Amit Gefen Receives High-Profile Career Award from the WUWHS/Journal of Wound Care

Dr. Amit Gefen is the recipient of the Career Award from WUWHS/JWC. Dr. Amit Gefen Receives High-Profile Career Award from the WUWHS/Journal of Wound Care St. Louis, MO. –  October 17, 2016    Dr. Amit Gefen, Professor in Biomedical Engineering and Chair, ROHO, Inc. Scientific Advisory Board recently received the Career Award for Advances in Pressure…

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Groundbreaking Research Uncovers New Insights for Reducing Deadly Pressure Ulcers in Wheelchair Patients

Study shows air cell cushions are 10,000 times better than standard foam for preventing deep tissue injury  ST. LOUIS, December 10, 2014 – ROHO, Inc., a leader in wheelchair seating solutions since 1973, today announces research findings that recognize adjustable air cell cushions as medically superior for reducing deep-tissue injuries and skin breakdown1, which can…

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Q & A with Emily Ladau

Blog site:  WordsIWheelBy.com How long have you been blogging? I’ve been blogging for just over a year and it’s been such an adventure! (Blog post: 5 Lessons I Learned From My 1st Year of Blogging) Describe yourself in 3 words. Passionate, persistent, dedicated Your favorite blog to visit? I absolutely love reading about the Smith…

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Q & A with Blogger Priscilla Hedlin

Blog site:  WheelchairMommy.com How long have you been blogging? I started blogging before it was blogging. I had my first website in 1999 on a geocities site. Describe yourself in 3 words. Devoted, resourceful and passionate First thing you do when you wake up? Drink coffee and check my email. Last thing you do before you…

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Q & A with Jamie Goodwin

Blogging via Facebook.com/Wheelin’ Weightloss Why did you start blogging? I started writing and sharing my story to inspire others to lose weight and to have accountability partners in return. If you could give your page a permanent hashtag what would it be? #noexcueshere Gadget/”trick” you use that makes life in a wheelchair a little easier? Ask for help. People…

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Lucky Break: A Love Story

“Lucky Break: A Love Story” by Belinda Ann Begley is a captivating true story about how Begley met, fell in love, and shared an amazing life with the late Kirk Kilgour, a C4 complete quadriplegic – the result of an accident while training with the Italian National Volleyball Team in 1976 (at age 28) –…

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Transfers, Travel Tips and Bladder Management On A Crowded Flight

I’ve always enjoyed traveling. One of my favorite movies is the 2009 comedy-drama “Up in the Air.” I easily identify with the main character, Ryan Bingham, played by George Clooney. Bingham, who loves his job although it requires him to fly around the country, has a goal of accumulating 10 million frequent flyer miles, putting…

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The Most Politically Powerful Paraplegic on the Planet

Ecuador is known as a biological diverse paradise: From active volcanoes and the Andean highlands, to the Amazon rainforest and the Galapagos Islands. But paradise for Ecuadorians with disabilities? Not so much.  Until recently it was rare to see wheelchair users out in public. People with severe disabilities were treated as outcasts and hidden from…

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