LASCI Family Expands with Edgepark-UroMed Partnership

by Lisa

Life After Spinal Cord Injury began nearly four years ago with the goal of becoming a place for support and inspiration within the spinal cord injury community that we serve.  We’re proud to share that LASCI is now the largest online peer support community for friends with SCI — in the world! The LASCI community is… Read More

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

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

by Lisa bertwithkid

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

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 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

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