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United Spinal Chapters in Arizona

United Spinal Chapters in Arizona provide services to the Spinal Cord Injury & Disability Community by promoting health and well being, promoting inclusion and independence, organizing events and projects, advocating for rights and accessibility, and offering guidance and support to their communities.

Chapters in Arizona are self-dependent organizations that share the goals of United Spinal Association and support them within the State of Arizona.

Accessible Arizona – Chapter of United Spinal Association

Accessible Arizona - Chapter of the United Spinal Association offers a new wave of advocacy in the form of a grass roots movement for people living with severe mobility disabilities in Arizona. We are a group of people, fighting today for an accessible tomorrow.

Spinal Cord Injury

Spinal cord injury can result in paralysis of the muscles used for breathing; paralysis and/or loss of feeling in all or some of the trunk, arms, and legs; weakness; numbness; loss of bowel and bladder control; and numerous secondary conditions including respiratory problems, pressure sores, and sometimes fatal spikes in blood pressure. Approximately 12,000 new spinal cord injuries occur in the U.S. each year. A majority of injuries occur from motor vehicle accidents, falls, work-related accidents, sports injuries, and penetrations such as stab or gunshot wounds.

Our Membership Community

Our membership community provides a lifeline for many individuals that are focused on regaining their independence and improving their quality of life––whether they are leaving rehab after sustaining a spinal cord injury, learning to live with symptoms of a spinal cord disorder, or have spent years of frustration coping with disability. We provide members guidance and resources on a variety of topics they are passionate about, such as employment, affordable housing, transportation, health care, home- and community-based independent living, education, peer support, and leisure and recreation.
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United Spinal’s Ask Us program connects you with information, resources, and access to our “Ask Us Spinal Cord Central” help center. Browse the Knowledge Books below for answers to your questions. If you can’t find what you are looking for just Ask Us and one of our knowledgeable staff will provide you with answers.