Archive | April, 2012
Video 28 Apr

Power level 3

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Gallery 22 Apr

Last night, I slept in my own bed for the first time since the night before my accident last August. It felt wonderful! I couldn’t have done it without the help of my girlfriend Julie and my sister Jimmy.

Gallery 22 Apr

On Friday, I had the chance to meet Josh Dueck., the first person in the world to do a backflip on a sit ski He was truly inspiring, based in part because he injured his spine trying to do a front flip years ago.

Gallery 22 Apr

On Friday, I had the chance to meet Josh Dueck., the first person in the world to do a backflip on a sit ski He was truly inspiring, based in part because he injured his spine trying to do a front flip years ago.

Video 14 Apr

who needs a gym?

Everyone would agree that it’s a good idea to work out at least twice a week, and include weight training in your routine. Yet my therapists at the hospital won’t allow me access to the gym to work out, since I’m on a waiting list for a long-term care facility. Yes, that’s as mean-spirited as it sounds.

But who needs the gym? I can work out in my chair and in this video I am working my chest and shoulder muscles.

Video 12 Apr

Cookie monster

Video 9 Apr

The doctors and the occupational therapists told me I have no innervation in my left bicep. However, Julie and I are going to prove them wrong! We have been doing functional electrical stimulation on my left arm bicep for a week now, and as you can see this video I’m already capable of moving the forearm with my left bicep.