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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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