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

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

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

MS Mondays: Cold Weather Tips

by Allison

Depending on where you live, it could already be chilly out; you may have even seen snow already. Perhaps you’re in a part of the country that is still enjoying warmer weather. Or you could be in an area that is still deciding whether it wants to be fall or winter – warm one day,… Read More

MS Mondays: Holiday Travel Tips

by Allison

The busiest travel period of the year is nearly upon us and 40 million Americans are expected to travel this holiday season. For the millions of Americans with disabilities, traveling, especially flying, can add extra hassles. However, that doesn’t mean you should just stay home. With more and more places all over the world becoming… Read More

MS Mondays: Natural Pain Relievers

by Allison

Our friends at LASCI (Life After Spinal Cord Injury) recently conducted a poll on their Facebook page asking fans what content they wanted to see from LASCI. Surprisingly, a lot of fans wanted information on natural pain relievers. Since many people with MS suffer from significant pain at some point (see the National MS Society’s… 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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