Bert Burns Shares Fundraising Ideas to Help People with Disabilities

by Lisa

Paralympian and UroMed founder Bert Burns is featured in a new book that is designed to provide fundraising ideas to people in need of support for their medical equipment, adaptive sports gear or specialized health care needs. Wheel:Life, an online community for wheelchair users worldwide, has published 10 Fundraiser Ideas to Help People with Disabilities as… Read More

Best LASCI Resources in 2013: Readers’ Choice

by Lisa best-lasci-2013

Here are the top five LASCI blog articles offering lifestyle resources and helpful information that were most popular with LASCI readers throughout 2013.  We’re sharing them again in case you missed one of these fantastic resources! 5.  Travel Tips for Friends Who Use Wheelchairs Prior to starting a leading  urology supply company, UroMed, in 1996,… Read More

The Top 10 LASCI Community Events of 2013

by Lisa best-lasci-2013

As 2013 comes to a close, we’d like to wrap up this season of giving by sharing the top ten ways that Life After Spinal Cord Injury [LASCI] has given back throughout the year to the spinal cord injury, spina bifida and physical rehabilitation communities that we continually support and serve. Many of the highlights… Read More

UroMed Founder Bert Burns Joins BlazeSports America’s Board of Directors

by Lisa As a father of twins, Bert has a special place in his heart for helping children.

As part of a lifelong goal to help and serve individuals who use wheelchairs, UroMed Founder Bert Burns has accepted a charitable role on the Board of Directors for the national youth sports organization, BlazeSports America. BlazeSports America is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that was born out of the legacy of the 1996 Paralympic Games… Read More

Spina Bifida Walk-N-Roll Las Vegas

by Allison Spina Bifida

This past weekend Uromed participated in a Walk-N-Roll event in Las Vagas, NV along with the Spina Bifida Association (SBA) of the Intermountain Region. The event was created in order to raise awareness and funds for people with Spina Bifida. Uromed was represented by one of our sale representatives, Chris Hales. Chris hosted a Uromed… Read More

LASCI Joins Rolling Inspiration On The Soccer Field And Beyond

by Lisa

This weekend, LASCI headed south to sunny San Antonio, Texas, teaming up with our friends at Rolling Inspiration to join their members on an outting to Morgan’s Wonderland and an all-star event at the San Antonio Scorpions professional soccer team! Founded by quadriplegic Christopher Salas, Rolling Inspiration began 2010 with only 4 members and has… Read More

UroMed Supports 5th Annual Kernan Rehabilitation Hospital Adapted Sports Festival

by Allison

UroMed’s non-profit motivational program, Life After Spinal Cord Injury, is hitting the road this weekend to take part in the University of Maryland Rehabilitation & Orthopaedic Hospital’s fifth annual Adapted Sports Festival on Saturday, September  7, 2013 from 9:00 a.m. until 3 p.m. The Kernan Adapted Sports Festival is dedicated to enabling  individuals of all  abilities to lead… Read More

UroMed Announces 2013 Get Out, Enjoy Life Contest Winners

by Allison

The 2013 Get Out, Enjoy Life contest has officially come to a close, after several weeks of contest fun and audience participation this summer! Our program partner, SPORTS ‘N SPOKES magazine, has shared the event highlights in their September issue and the 2013 GOEL grand prize winner is also featured on the cover of the September magazine.  Below… Read More

UroMed Sponsors San Antonio Sports All Can Ski Event at Sea World

by Allison

The 21st annual San Antonio Sports All Can Ski event is set for August 20, 21 & 22 and will take place at SeaWorld San Antonio on Sea World Lake!  UroMed is a proud sponsor of this year’s outing, contributing scholarships to cover the cost of financially-challenged participants. Presented by SeaWorld Cares, the All Can Ski… Read More

Getting Started In Wheelchair Racing: Tips From A World-Class Pro

by Allison

To wrap up the Get Out, Enjoy Life 2013 event, we wanted to share a perspective on adaptive sports from someone who has built their career and lifestyle around them.  UroMed’s founder, Bert Burns, began his racing career in 1985, travelling the world as a competitive wheelchair racer until 2004. Highlights from Bert’s racing career… Read More

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