On Wheels and Behind the Wheel: Tips for Adapted Driving

by Lisa

LASCI founder Bert Burns was paralyzed more than 30 years ago when a drunk driver ran a red light and struck the car he was driving.  It would be understandable if, after that life-changing experience, Bert decided not to drive anymore. However, as a 20-year-old on wheels, Bert realized then – and now – that… 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

The Silver Lining of Blended Families by Bert Burns

by Allison

Editor’s Note:  One of the most common questions we get at LASCI events revolves around relationships, especially marriage and divorce as the issues surrounding these family situations are more complex after a spinal cord injury or life-changing event. SCI experts will tell you that divorce rate statistics are about the same for wheelchair users as… Read More

Navigating Marriage from the Seat of a Chair by Bert Burns

by Allison

Editor’s Note:  This is our second article in a series on dating and relationships.  The first story discussed dating, and this one is about marriage.  Now that you’ ve found your special someone, you might be talking about getting hitched.  Below, LASCI founder Bert Burns, a C6-7 quadriplegic, shares his thoughts on navigating marriage as… Read More

Get Out, Enjoy Life 2013: UroMed & Sports ‘N Spokes Offer Accessible Adventures Event

by Allison

It’s Get Out, Enjoy Life’s third year and we’re doing it extreme. For the third consecutive year, SPORTS ‘N SPOKES, the sports and recreation magazine of the Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA), has teamed up with UroMed’s nonprofit program Life After Spinal Cord Injury (LASCI) and the online community, Wheel:Life,  to encourage people with disabilities… Read More

UroMed Sponsors Spina Bifida Texas’ SB Day at Morgan’s Wonderland

by Allison

We’re thrilled to announce our latest community partnership effort with Spina Bifida Texas!  Join us on July 27th for a fun-filled day at Morgan’s Wonderland, where we’ll be celebrating the first annual SB Day for South Texas. About Morgan’s Wonderland Morgan’s Wonderland is the world’s first ultra-accessible, wheelchair-accessible, family fun park, encompassing 25 acres of… Read More

The Do’s & Don’ts of Dating with a Disability

by Allison

Editor’s Note: When Bert was only 20 years old and a college intramural sportsman, he was hit by a drunk driver. The force of the impact threw Bert from the car. He broke his neck at C6 and C7, and learned he would have to face life as a quadriplegic. Bert spent the next six… Read More

UroMed Sponsors Beyond The Chair’s 2013 Golf Benefit & Fundraiser

by Allison

On June 1, 2013, UroMed joined forces with Beyond The Chair to support and sponsor their fundraising efforts during the organization’s 1st Annual Beyond The Chair Golf Benefit held at Silverhorn Golf Club of Texas.  Based in San Antonio, Beyond The Chair exists to provide an improved quality of life for individuals with spinal cord… Read More

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