Celebrate Wedding Wednesdays with LASCI!

by Lisa

As the LASCI roadshow travels the country, with Bert Burns speaking to spinal cord injury peer support groups at hospitals nationwide, a common thread always emerges in the questions we receive from participants at our events. “Will I ever get married?” “Can I have kids?” “Am I going to be alone after my injury?” Understandably,… 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

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 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

What LASCI Means to Me

by Allison

Editor’s Note: Bert Burns started UroMed, one of the nation’s largest urological supply companies, at a time when it was difficult for people with spinal cord injury to find home medical supplies, especially catheters for home delivery.  But did you know that LASCI is even older than UroMed? Bert began his motivational speaking career, and… Read More

UroMed Partners with PatientPoint and Cure Medical to Provide Exam Room Education Materials

by Allison

Beginning November 1st, thousands of urology offices around the country will offer valuable patient education material from UroMed and Cure Medical. This information will be provided by PatientPoint, a leader in point-of-care patient and physician engagement solutions.  Participating offices in the PatientPoint Urology Exam Room Network will be able to offer patients comprehensive health information on catheterization and… Read More

MS Mondays: Accessorizing for Halloween!

by Allison

Can you believe it is already October? You know what happens in October, right? Halloween! It’s my 3rd favorite holiday, right after Christmas and my birthday (which should be a national holiday). In fact, if I could dress up every day, I would! Of course, not everyone shares my feelings on Halloween and I’m sure… Read More

Aimee Bruder Prepares For The London 2012 Paralympics

by Allison

Editor’s Note:  37 year old Aimee Bruder has had cerebral palsy all her life. She qualified for her sixth Paralympic Games this year. She attended her first Paralympic Games in 1992. She competes in the freestyle, the breast stroke, the individual medley and the backstroke. She won three bronze medals in the Atlanta Paralympic Games, a silver… Read More

Aimee Bruder Begins Training To Compete In The Paralympics

by Allison

Editor’s Note:  37 year old Aimee Bruder has had cerebral palsy all her life. She qualified for her sixth Paralympic Games this year. She attended her first Paralympic Games in 1992. She competes in the freestyle, the breast stroke, the individual medley and the backstroke. She won three bronze medals in the Atlanta Paralympic Games, a silver… Read More

Aimee Bruder’s Journey To The Paralympics

by Allison

Editor’s Note:  37 year old Aimee Bruder has had cerebral palsy all her life. She qualified for her sixth Paralympic Games this year. She attended her first Paralympic Games in 1992. She competes in the freestyle, the breast stroke, the individual medley and the backstroke. She won three bronze medals in the Atlanta Paralympic Games, a silver… Read More

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