Bladder and Bowel Management in a Busy Day: The Mobility Project

by Lisa

We are thrilled to share the latest edition of The Mobility Project’s consumer publication with you, as their 2014 publication features an interview with LASCI founder Bert Burns!  In the story, Bert shares his perspective on “What It’s Like” regarding a topic that few people want to discuss but we all personally understand.  Bladder &… Read More

Invite LASCI to Your 2014 Community Events

by Lisa

Life After Spinal Cord Injury, UroMed’s non-profit motivational program, is busy planning our in-person, speaking events for 2014! Now’s the time to invite LASCI founder Bert Burns to appear at your upcoming fundraiser, rehabilitation program, wheelchair sports or community awareness event. LASCI’s first speaking event of 2014 will take place in New Orleans at Touro Rehabilitation Center. Details: Where:… 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

Preventing a Urinary Tract Infection

by Allison Urinary Tract Infection

Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs) can happen for various reasons in which germs and bacteria come in contact with the bladder. Unfortunately, the use of catheters can sometimes lead to a urinary tract infection. There is no guaranteed way to prevent a UTI however there are a few tips to try and lower your risk of… Read More

UroMed Provides Enemeez for Bowel Management Programs

by Allison

UroMed provides intermittent catheters and other medical supplies to people with chronic conditions like Spinal Cord Injury, Spina Bifida, Multiple Sclerosis and Transverse Myelitis.  While the majority of our customers know about our extensive line of urology and continence care products, many don’t realize that UroMed can also assist with home delivery for bowel management… Read More

HME News Spotlights UroMed’s Blog Series on Dating & Relationships

by Allison

The September 2013 issue of HME News, the business newspaper for home medical equipment providers, features an article that spotlights UroMed’s recent blog series on dating and relationships. UroMed is one of the nation’s leading providers of disposable catheters, urological and continence care medical supplies.  A copy of the HME News article is below. UroMed’s Bert Burns on… 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

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

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