Medical aid help at hand

With the South African public healthcare system in disarray and most South Africans struggling to save, medical aid schemes ensure patients get the necessary treatment on time. MARISKA MORRIS reports The South African public healthcare system is synonymous with poor service, long queues and a lack of both resources and […]

Learning to walk again!

Three patients with paraplegia participating in a clinical study in Switzerland regained muscle movement that they lost many years ago. Could their first steps towards uninhibited mobility result in a cure for spinal cord injuries? Losing your ability to walk is one of the most difficult things to accept and […]

Limpopo to Wimbledon – An unforgettable journey

From humble beginnings in Limpopo to rubbing shoulders with royalty at Wimbledon, wheelchair tennis superstar Kgothatso Montjane’s sporting career has taken her to incredible heights. And she’s only getting started! The sun beats down on the green tennis courts in Pretoria, but wheelchair tennis superstar Kgothatso “KG” Montjane seems undeterred. […]

Becoming a parent after an SCI

Despite the belief that people who suffer an SCI can’t have children, it is possible for both men and women with SCIs to have children post-injury Fertility refers to the ability to conceive children. Until the 1990s, it was generally thought that it was nearly impossible for an individual with...

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No need to break the piggy bank

It can be challenging to save for a new mobility device and still go see the latest Avengers film at the cinema. Here are a few basic financial tips to help you make every cent count. Managing finances can be daunting for people with disabilities, especially since employment opportunities are...

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Off the beaten track with QASA

From September 29 to October 2, QASA hosted its annual Quads4Quads Journey to raise funds. As always, the trip was filled with mud, dust, drama and good company. QASA CEO Ari Seirlis shares some of the highlights of the event. On Saturday, September 29, the 250 participants of the 2018...

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