Lee Oesterle sat down with United Spinal to discuss his journey toward recovery after a spinal cord injury changed his life forever at the age of 61.
The statistics are still startling: 20 veterans a day die by suicide. And that number, while slightly lower this year, is still 20 too many. But, the more important shift is that the conversation is changing.
With National Mobility Awareness Month kicking off May 1, two of the leaders in providing independence for individuals with disabilities are launching the Automotive Mobility Awareness Tour.
April is Fair Housing Month, a time to reflect on United Spinal’s commitment to ensuring every American, including people living with spinal cord injuries and disorders, have access to housing that is free from discrimination.
United Spinal Association is pleased to announce our participation in the second annual Progressive MS Day, being observed on March 28, 2019.
Injured at 24, Kevin Mullin dedicated himself to studying SCI rehab and recovery to improve his own functionality. He used that knowledge to help launch a now thriving training center.
United Spinal Association and Center for Independence of the Disabled, New York (CIDNY) have reached an historic settlement agreement with the City of New York that will vastly improve sidewalk accessibility for wheelchair users and other members of the disability community.
There are currently, 15 disease-modifying agents approved by the FDA to treat MS. The goal of disease-modifying treatment is to reduce the early clinical and sub-clinical disease activity that is thought to contribute to long-term disability.