Bring on 2019!

As another sporting season ends, we can start looking forward to all that 2019 promises Apart from wheelchair tennis, the sporting season has come to an end. As promised, here’s a quick update on the Supersport Wheelchair Basketball Series winners. A big congratulations to Lions from North West for an...

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Bowling away the competition

ROLLING INSPIRATION contributor Mandy Latimore participated in the Rainbow Trips Ultimate Performance Bowls Competition. She shares her experience. Now in its fifth year, the Rainbow Trips Ultimate Performance Bowls Competition was sponsored by Ultimate Performance with a total prize purse of R30 000. More than 200 entrants signed up. “The aim...

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No “I” in team rehab

Rehabilitation is a team effort and prosthetic rehabilitation is no different. It all starts the moment the decision is made to amputate a limb. Amputation is life-changing and the need to learn how to navigate this new, changed life is of cardinal importance. Adapting to life as an amputee has...

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A technological cure for SCI?

Over the years many methods have been used in an attempt to restore function in a person who’s suffered an SCI. Not all have been effective, but wireless technology might be the key. An SCI results in permanent and usually irreversible damage to the spinal cord. This has catastrophic neurological...

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Holidaying by the sea

If you are looking for a beautiful “just off the beaten path” place to holiday, then Brenton-On-Sea, a small seaside village in Knysna, is the secret that I’m sharing with you. Situated on the cliffs above the beach, this little hamlet consists mainly of private homes used as permanent and...

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Autonomic dysreflexia: Another Hidden Demon of Paralysis

Caregivers usually have time to consult someone if they are unsure how to perform some of their duties. With Autonomic Dysreflexia, time is very limited and immediate action is needed to prevent serious consequences. Autonomic Dysreflexia (AD) can cause strokes, heart attacks and even death. Probably the most troubling fact...

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Tackling prejudice

If we want to improve equality and freedom, we need to do something differently. It could all start with addressing our prejudices and (mis)perceptions. The United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD), which has been signed by South Africa and is part of international law, is...

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