RRTC Survey on Healthcare Insurance

This month's survey is looking at your health care insurance and if it provides everything you need to live a healthy life. If not, what are the things you feel you would benefit from receiving from your insurance provider that would increase you quality of life and possibilities … [Read more...]

Improve Access to Wheelchair Repair Now

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Wheelchair repair is essential to your mobility, your independence, your ability to contribute to, and participate in society. However, your access to wheelchair repair services is being restricted by Medicare’s policies. It is critical that you have access to a Medicare … [Read more...]

Participate in Disability Employment Focus Group & Receive $50 Gift Card

The Rehabilitation Research and Training Center (RRTC) on Employment of People with Physical Disabilities is conducting focus groups for people with physical disabilities about their work experiences. They want to know how participants found or kept a job, and what experiences … [Read more...]

Survey on SCI Fitness and Weight Management

Graduate students in the Master of Occupational Therapy program at Cleveland State University are conducting a survey to understand the habits and perspectives of individuals who have experienced a spinal cord injury (SCI) in the realm of physical fitness and weight … [Read more...]

Help Improve Future SCI Clinical Trials

Researchers at the University of Miami are conducting a new survey for people living with spinal cord injuries (SCI) over the age of 18 to provide direct input on factors that encourage or discourage participation in clinical trials. TAKE THE SURVEY Very rarely are people … [Read more...]

RRTC Survey on Primary Health Care Needs for Individuals with SCI

This month’s survey is looking at primary health care needs for individuals with spinal cord injury (SCI). Seeing a Primary Care Physician (PCP) is often considered important for addressing general healthcare needs and for preventive care. However, individuals with spinal cord … [Read more...]

RRTC Survey to Improve Wheelchair Function

This month’s in depth survey focuses on wheelchair needs and obstacles. Some colleagues of ours in the Netherlands are working to develop a new mechanism that could improve wheelchair function, and need your feedback to make sure this would be a useful tool.  The survey will take … [Read more...]

Speak Out: Take Survey on Access to Healthcare Coverage & Resources

Health insurance reform is finally here! What are your thoughts about it? Let us know, take this short survey being conducted by United Spinal's UsersFirst program. We’ll be talking about the Affordable Care Act and your healthcare during a webinar on January 30 and would … [Read more...]

Internet Study of People with SCI Using an Intermittent Catheter

Researchers at the University of Rochester, School of Nursing, are conducting a study that is looking at the feasibility of an internet-based intervention to improve self-management and outcomes related to intermittent catheterization (IC) in people with spinal cord … [Read more...]

RRTC Survey on UTI and Bladder Management

Urinary tract infection (UTI) is the most common infection across the able-bodied population, and is the most common cause of outpatient infection and rehospitalization in people with spinal cord injury (SCI). It is estimated that about 50 percent of the SCI population have at … [Read more...]